USF (8-10, 3-2) at Georgetown (6-12, 0-5)When: Sat., 1 p.m. Where: McDonough Arena
The story: The Bulls start a stretch of nine-straight Big East matches by facing Georgetown on Saturday. This stretch will continue until the Big East Tournament on Nov. 16.
USF has won four of its last six matches, while the Hoyas have lost eight of their last nine. The Bulls have never lost to the Hoyas, accumulating a 5-0 record, including a 3-0 victory last year at the Corral. If the Bulls want to stay undefeated against Georgetown, they’ll have to take care of middle blocker Annie Connor. The senior is the team’s second-leading scorer with 2.67 kills per game.
Keep an eye on: junior Kristina Fabris. The middle blocker is averaging 13 kills and 10.7 digs per game. In last year’s match with Georgetown, Fabris had 14 kills and eight digs. She recently passed a personal milestone with her 1,000th career point against Pittsburgh on Oct. 8.