Virginia Falls to No. 23 Florida State, 3-0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-The Virginia volleyball team dropped a three-set match to No. 23 Florida State, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 Friday evening at Memorial Gymnasium. With the loss, the Cavaliers fall to 6-6 (0-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) on the season, while the Seminoles improve to 8-4 (2-0 ACC).
Senior Simone Asque (Chicago, Ill.) led the ‘Hoos with 10 kills, while sophomore Emily Rottman (Santa Barbara, Calif.) had a team-high 11 digs. Junior Jessica O’Shoney (Austin, Texas) added seven kills, three blocks and two aces.
In the first set, the Seminoles hit .467 on their way to a 25-16 win. In the second, Asque earned six kills, but the Cavaliers were unable to keep an early lead, as FSU claimed the set, 25-20.
Down 17-12 in the third, UVa went on a 7-1 run to take a 19-18 lead before a Visnja Djurdjevic kill ended the rally and the Seminoles went on to take the set, 25-21.
Djurdjevic hit .393 with 12 kills to lead FSU.
Florida State out-hit the ‘Hoos, .358-.216.
The Cavaliers return to action Sunday when they face conference rival No. 21 Miami at 12:30 p.m. in Mem Gym.