Virginia Concludes Road Swing with 3-1 Loss at Miami
Box Score Nov. 9, 2014
CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The Virginia volleyball team finished a four-match road swing Sunday (Nov. 9) with a 23-25, 25-17, 25-21 and 25-19 loss at Miami. With the loss, the Cavaliers fell to 15-11 (8-5 ACC) on the season, while the Hurricanes improved to 17-7 (10-3 ACC).
The Cavaliers led in kills, 51-47, but the Hurricanes held the advantage in hitting (.248-.219), service aces (7-2) and blocks (12-3).
Sophomore Jasmine Burton (West Hills, Calif.) hit .435 with 14 kills, while fellow sophomore Haley Kole (Tallahassee, Fla.) added 15 kills on .279 hitting. Senior Tori Janowski (Sterling, Va.) led the team with 16 kills.
The Cavaliers were leading 22-16 in the first set, before the Hurricanes went on a 6-1 run to cut the lead to 23-22, but two kills from Janowski clinched the set for Virginia, 25-23.
Miami won the second, 25-17, after holding UVa to a .156 hitting percentage while earning 10 kills of its own with only one error.
In the third, the Hurricanes were leading 7-6 before going on a 7-0 run and continuing on to a 25-21 win. The two teams were tied, 5-5, in the fourth before Miami pulled away with a 9-3 run on the way to a 25-19 victory.
Savanna Leaf led Miami with a match-high 17 kills.
Up next, the Cavaliers return home to host Virginia Tech on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in a Commonwealth Clash matchup.