Zwarich And Davis Lead Virginia Volleyball To 3-0 Win Over Maryland
Oct. 24, 2000
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia fourth-year middle Deanna Zwarich (Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission North) and first-year outside hitter Paige Davis (Austin, Texas/Westlake) combined for 32 kills and 24 digs to lead the UVa volleyball team to a 3-0 (15-11, 15-12, 15-8) victory over Maryland Tuesday evening (October 24) at University Hall. With the win, Virginia improves to 12-11 overall and has moved into third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 6-5 record. With the loss, the Terrapins fall to 13-10 overall and 4-7 in the ACC.
Zwarich and Davis, who were named the ACC’s Co-Player and Co-Rookie of the Week, respectively, on Monday, continued their outstanding play. Zwarich tallied a match-high 17 kills for her 20th consecutive double-figure kill outing, and added 12 digs and two blocks. Davis notched her 11th straight double-double and 17th of the season with 15 kills and 12 digs. Third-year Jenny Harmon (Virginia Beach, Va./Salem) also recorded a double-double with 12 kills and 10 digs. UVa fourth-year outside hitter Katie Jones (Kingwood, Texas/Kingwood) led all players with 19 digs and also added seven kills and three blocks.
Sophomore outside hitter Carey Brennan paced the Terrapins with 13 kills and 14 digs. Freshman outside hitter Maria DiLivio also posted a double-double with 10 kills and 10 digs, while senior middle hitter Nnenna Amobi contributed 11 kills.
Maryland jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first game, but the Cavaliers rallied to tie the game at 10-10 before going on to a 15-11 victory. In the second game, the Terrapins again took an early lead, 6-4. The `Hoos rallied to grab a 10-9 advantage, only to see Maryland go back on top 11-10. UVa outscored the Terps 5-1 the rest of the way for a 15-12 victory and a 2-0 lead in the match. In the third game, Virginia led throughout. The Cavaliers opened up a 12-4 edge before going on to a 15-8 win in game three and 3-0 sweep in the match.
The Cavaliers return to action on Friday, October 28 when they travel to Tallahassee, Fla. for a 7:00 p.m. ACC match against Florida State.
Virginia 3, Maryland 0Game Scores 1 2 3 -- Final ScoreMaryland (13-10, 4-7) 11 12 8 -- 0Virginia (12-11, 6-5) 15 15 15 -- 3Time of Match: 1:37Attendance: 187