The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Mikaila Dowd before her team’s practice on Aug. 27 for an exclusive interview. Topics with the sophomore outside hitter included her off season training, the areas of emphasis for the team during training camp, working within a deep roster of outside hitters and middles, growing from an All-ACC freshman campaign in 2018 and preparing for the 2019 season which begins on Aug. 30 at home against Long Beach State.
The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Mikaila Dowd before her team’s practice on Nov. 19 for an exclusive interview. In the Yellow Jackets’ 3-1 road win at Virginia on Nov. 16, the freshman outside hitter notched her 10th double-double of the season, tallying 20 kills and 10 digs. It was Dowd’s fifth 20-kill performance of the season and she also finished with a career-high four service aces. She was named the ACC Freshman of the Week.
Topics included thoughts on the win, the development of her fellow underclassmen in ACC play, anticipation for the 2019 campaign and the postseason prospects for Georgia Tech in 2018.
The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Mikaila Dowd before her team’s practice on Oct. 16. The freshman outside hitter had a career-high two solo blocks and posted her sixth double-double of the season with 20 kills and 12 digs in the Yellow Jackets’ 3-1 road win at Duke on Oct. 14. Topics included the Duke win, being a two-way player on the back line of the rotation and adjusting to ACC competition. Georgia Tech visits Florida State on Oct. 19 and Miami on Oct. 21.