Virginia Opens Road Swing at Clemson and Louisville
Oct. 30, 2014
|Virginia plays at Clemson and Louisville|
|Clemson Date/Time||Friday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m.|
|Clemson Multimedia/Game Info||Live Stats | Live Stream ($)|
|Location||Clemson, S.C. | Jervey Gymnasium|
|Louisville Date/Time||Sunday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m.|
|Louisville Multimedia/Game Info||Live Stats – ESPN3|
|Location||Louisville, Ky. | KFC YUM! Center|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-The Virginia volleyball team opens a four-match road swing this weekend with matches at Clemson on Friday (Oct. 31) at 7 p.m. and Louisville on Sunday (Nov. 2) at 2 p.m. The Louisville match will be streamed live on ESPN3.
Both matches will have live statistics available through VirginiaSports.com. The Clemson match will be streamed live (subscription based) and linked at VirginiaSports.com.
The Cavaliers (13-9, 6-3) came from behind to defeat NC State, 3-2, and Notre Dame, 3-2, last weekend at Memorial Gymnasium. In both matches, Virginia won the first set and dropped the next two before rallying for five-set wins. Sophomore Haley Kole (Tallahassee, Fla.) hit .357 in the fourth and fifth sets last weekend and earned the final kill each of those frames.
Junior Lauren Fuller (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) is third in the ACC with 10.73 assists per set, while fellow junior Natalie Bausback (Carlsbad, Calif.) is sixth in the conference with a .350 hitting percentage.
Clemson (16-7, 4-5 ACC) comes into the weekend after winning its last two matches, 3-2 over Virginia Tech on Oct. 26 and 3-1 over Presbyterian on Tuesday (Oct. 28). Kristin Faust leads the Tigers with 3.48 kills per set. Clemson leads the all-time series, 40-17, but the Cavaliers won, 3-1, on Sept. 26, in Charlottesville. Senior Tori Janowski (Sterling, Va.) reached 1,000 career kills in the match.
Louisville (13-8, 5-4 ACC) dropped its only match last week, falling 3-1 at Pitt on Oct. 26. Janelle Jenkins and Maya McClendon lead the Cardinals with 3.09 kills per set each. Louisville leads the all-time series, 3-1, but the Cavaliers won on Oct. 4 of this year in Charlottesville, a 3-1 victory. Sophomore Jasmine Burton (West Hills, Calif.) hit .406 with 17 kills to lead UVa in the win.
Up next, the Cavaliers travel to the Sunshine State to face Florida State on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. and Miami on Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.