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October 3, 1998

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia volleyball team battled a strong Georgia Tech squad and came away with a 3-1 victory. The Cavaliers won the first game 15-8, before dropping the second game by a score of 8-15. The loss sparked UVA, as the Orange and Blue reeled off two consecutive games in winning fashion with a 15-5 and 15-4 decision.

Virginia setter Mary Frances Scott recorded a match-high 45 assists to go along with eight digs, three kills and one block. The Cavaliers had four players finish in double figures in the kills department, led by Deanna Zwarich who finished with a match-high 15 kills. The duo of Andrea Fischer and Jessica Parsons each finished with 12 kills and four digs apiece. Claire Folga posted a match-high 14 digs to go along with 11 kills, four service aces and two blocks. Katie Jones contributed with 12 digs and nine kills in UVa’s 3-1 victory.

Georgia Tech was paced by Carolyn Clevenger’s 27 assists, while teammate Maja Pachale recorded a team-high 13 digs to go along with 11 kills and four blocks. Teryl Townsend gathered a team-high 12 kills in the loss.

With the win, Virginia improves to 14-2 overall, 3-1 in the ACC. The Cavaliers have won 12 of their last 13 outings, including three consecutive ACC matches. The loss drops Georgia Tech’s record to 14-7 overall, 3-2 in the conference. The Cavaliers will return to action when they travel to Chapel Hills on Tuesday, (Oct. 6). Virginia will face the North Carolina Tar Heels. The match is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.

Georgia Tech    (14-7, 3-2)      8  15   5   4Virginia        (14-2, 3-1)     15   8  15  15

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