Athens, Ga. – The Furman volleyball team fell to tournament-host Georgia, 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-15) in the final game of the Georgia Bulldog Invitational Saturday night in Athens, Ga. The Paladins finished the season-opening tournament 0-3.
The teams traded points in the first set until, with the score tied at 13, Georgia went on a 7-1 run to take a 20-14 lead, a deficit the Paladins could not overcome. Georgia took the set, 25-17.
Set two was close from the opening point, with the teams trading points until 22-22. Georgia closed the set with three-straight points, however, to take set two, 25-22.
Set three saw the Bulldogs jump out to an 18-10 lead and hold the lead throughout, taking set three 25-15.
The Paladins will travel to Johnson City, Tenn. to take on East Tennessee State on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.