CARROLLTON, Ga. - West Georgia volleyball Was 1-1 last week, but the solo win was as big as any in the past six seasons, as head coach Jon Moseley and his Wolves are headed to the Gulf South Conference tournament for the first time since 2013. Tuesday night marks the next step as a team already in the postseason, as the Wolves take on perennial power West Florida in a Gulf South Conference battle in Pensacola.
The Wolves come into Tuesday’s match with a 15-10 record on the year and a 9-2 mark against league competition. This year has been one of milestones, as UWG has already clinched a berth in the postseason and Moseley won his 300th game.
For West Florida, the Argos enter the week with a 19-8 record on the year and a 11-0 mark in league play. UWF has also clinched a berth in the postseason.
UWG freshman Tierra White has been cutting a swath through the conference this season, accumulating five GSC Freshman of the Week honors and one Offensive Player of the Week Award. She leads the conference in hitting percentage with a .396 percentage on the year.
White is one of three Wolves leading the GSC in an individual category this season. Senior setter Madi Fleming is averaging 10.07 assists per set after an average of 11.8 assists per set last week. McKenna Wharton set a new school record since 2008 (Sets to 25) with her 54th ace of the season on Saturday, and she leads the nation in that category.