Virginia Falls at No. 12 North Carolina, 3-0
Box Score Oct. 10, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-The Virginia volleyball team dropped a 3-0 match at No. 12 North Carolina, 25-23, 25-14, 25-16, Friday evening at Carmichael Arena. The Cavaliers fell to 10-8 (3-2 ACC) on the season, while the Tar Heels improved to 13-2 (4-1 ACC).
The Tar Heels hit .375 on the night while holding the Cavaliers to a .198 hitting percentage and served up seven aces to UVa’s three.
In the first set, the Cavaliers tied the set at 21 all on a kill by senior Tori Janowski (Sterling, Va.), but UNC won the next three points. Virginia fought back on consecutive kills from Kole, but an attack error gave North Carolina the set, 25-23.
In the second set, UNC jumped out to a 7-1 lead on its way to a 25-14 win, while in the third, the Tar Heels used an 8-1 run in the middle of the frame to capture the victory, 25-16.
Leigh Andrew led North Carolina, hitting .308 with 11 kills and nine digs.
The Cavaliers return to action when they play at Virginia Tech on Sunday (Oct. 12) at 1 p.m. in a match that will be broadcast online by ESPN3.
The match is sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. There is a half point at stake in the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash, the new point rivalry series between University of Virginia and Virginia Tech, with another half point up for grabs when they two teams face off Nov. 14 in Charlottesville. This is the second overall Commonwealth Clash meeting of 2014-15 with Virginia leading, 1-0, after UVa men’s soccer victory over the Hokies on Sept. 12. Learn more about Virginia529 and this new competition at thecommonwealthclash.com.