WASHINGTON — Creighton shook off a first-set loss Saturday to defeat Georgetown 18-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 in the first meeting between the Big East programs.
Lauren Smith, a freshman from Lincoln Pius X, set a CU freshman record with 12 blocks as the team had 19. Melanie Jereb, Leah McNary and Jess Bird each had 12 kills for CU.
Bird also had 15 digs for her seventh double-double of the season, and Kate Elman added 24 digs. Ashley Jansen had 39 set assists for Creighton.
Creighton plays at St. John’s at 4 p.m. Friday, then closes out its first Big East regular season at 3 p.m. Saturday at Seton Hall.