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Oct. 15, 2015

Virginia at Boston College and Syracuse
Boston College Date/Time Friday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.
Boston College Multimedia/Game Info LivestatsLive Video (Free)
Location Power Gym | Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Syracuse Date/Time Sunday, October 18, 1 p.m.
Syracuse Multimedia/Game Info Livestats
Location Women’s Building | Syracuse, N.Y.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia volleyball team remains on the road as it takes on Boston College at 7:30 p.m. on Friday before playing at Syracuse at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Live statistics for the matches will be available and linked through VirginiaSports.com.

Virginia (12-5, 4-2 ACC) is off to its best start under head coach Dennis Hohenshelt. It is also the best record through 17 matches since 2006, which was the last time the Cavaliers finished with 20 wins in a season.

UVA ranks second in the ACC in service aces (1.65/set) and third in hitting percentage (.256). In conference play, the Cavaliers have improved to 1.83 service aces per set to lead the ACC. Senior Kayla Sears (Moorpark, Calif.) leads the ACC in service aces, averaging 0.49 per set.

Boston College (9-10, 1-6 ACC) has lost four-straight heading into Friday’s matchup in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Katty Workman leads the Eagles, as well as the ACC, with 4.11 kills per set. Workman also leads the conference in points, averaging 4.52 per set.

This will be the 19th meeting all-time between Virginia and Boston College. The Cavaliers have won the last three matches and lead the series 15-3.

Syracuse (14-4, 5-1 ACC) has won two-straight, including a 3-0 sweep of Boston College on Wednesday. The Orange have been playing strong defense, holding teams to .157 hitting percentage and is averaging 2.99 blocks per set. Nicolette Serratore leads the offense with 2.85 kills per set, while Leah Levert leads at the net with 1.34 blocks per set.

UVA is looking to win its first match against Syracuse since 2003. The Orange has won the last two meetings since joining the ACC, and holds a 4-3 advantage in the series.

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