Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech volleyball Michelle Collier interview 9.19.18 #sportsinquirer #georgiatech @gtvolleyball #acc #accvolleyball

Georgia Tech volleyball Michelle Collier
Georgia Tech volleyball head coach Michelle Collier
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The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball head coach Michelle Collier before her team’s practice on Sept. 19 for an exclusive interview. The Yellow Jackets earned a 3-2 home win over Georgia on Sept. 14 and a 3-1 victory against Arkansas the next day.

Topics included the Georgia win, having an experienced upperclassman middle in junior Kodie Comby, the increased role of middles in collegiate volleyball over the past 10 years and their defensive responsibilities, the play of true freshmen including outside hitter Mikaila Dowd and preparing for ACC play. Georgia Tech opens ACC play at Syracuse on Sept. 21.

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Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech volleyball Mikaila Dowd interview 9.19.18 #sportsinquirer #georgiatech @gtvolleyball #acc #accvolleyball

Georgia Tech volleyball Mikaila Dowd
Georgia Tech volleyball player Mikaila Dowd
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The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Mikaila Dowd before her team’s practice on Sept. 19 for an exclusive interview. The freshman outside hitter had a team-high 13 kills in the Yellow Jackets’ 3-2 home win over Georgia on Sept. 14. She also had 17 kills and 11 digs in the team’s 3-1 home win over Arkansas on Sept.15.

Topics with the Illinois native included the Georgia win, adjusting to the college game, committing to Georgia Tech and preparing for ACC play. Georgia Tech opens ACC play at Syracuse on Sept. 21.

Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech volleyball Kodie Comby interview 9.19.18 #sportsinquirer #georgiatech @gtvolleyball #acc #accvolleyball

Georgia Tech volleyball Kodie Comby
Georgia Tech volleyball player Kodie Comby serves ball during practice.
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The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Kodie Comby before her team’s practice on Sept. 19 for an exclusive interview. The junior middle had a game-high nine blocks in the Yellow Jackets’ 3-2 home win over Georgia on Sept. 14. Topics included the Georgia win, comprehending the team’s complicated game plan, assisting younger teammates in the process, working as a middle with underclassmen outside hitters and preparing for ACC play. Georgia Tech opens ACC play at Syracuse on Sept. 21.