CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia volleyball (2-10, 0-10 ACC) continues spring play this weekend with two matches in Coral Gables, Fla., against the Miami Hurricanes (6-4, 6-4 ACC) at the Knight Sports Complex. The Cavaliers and Hurricanes will meet on Saturday at 3 p.m. and again on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Saturday match will be an ACC contest, while the Sunday meeting will count as a non-conference match.
Live stats will be available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can watch Saturday and Sunday’s matches on ACCNX, which can be viewed on the WatchESPN app, or by logging onto ESPN.com/watch for participating TV providers that carry the ACC Network. For more information on how to get the ACC Network, visit GetACCN.com.
HOOS vs. HURRICANES
• Virginia is 10-16 all-time against Miami with the Hurricanes taking the last seven meetings in the series.
• Three of the last four matches have gone five sets, including last year’s lone meeting at Miami.
• Virginia’s last win over the Hurricanes came in 2013, a 3-1 victory in Mem Gym.
LAST TIME OUT
• UVA dropped two tough matches in Pittsburgh, falling to No. 22 Pitt, 3-1, and in a neutral site meeting with No. 18 Georgia Tech, 3-0.
• Alex Spencer became the 18th Cavalier in program history to notch 1,000 career digs.
UVA CONTINUE ACC SPRING SLATE
• UVA has a nine-match ACC spring schedule for the Cavaliers.
• UVA’s lone non-conference spring match was with ODU on Feb. 26.
• UVA had an ACC match scheduled with Syracuse for this weekend in Coral Gables, but due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Clemson program and subsequent contact tracing with Syracuse, that match was postponed. Instead, UVA will play one conference and one non-conference match with the Hurricanes.
WILSON REACHES SIXTH
• With 90 assists between the two matches against NC State, senior Megan Wilson moved into sixth in all-time assists at UVA
• Wilson posted 69 assists between the two matches last week against Pitt and Georgia Tech
• Wilson is still No. 6 all-time in assists at UVA with 2,524 career assists
SPENCER CONTINUES STELLAR PLAY
• Senior Alex Spencer is turning in her best season on Grounds with a 4.91 digs per set average
• Spencer set a career high with her 27 digs (10/18) at Virginia Tech
• She matched that 27-dig output two matches later against NC State
• With 24 digs against Pitt last weekend, Spencer became the 18th different Cavalier with 1,000+ career digs in a career. With, 1,012 career digs, she needs 21 to pass Amy Peters for No. 17 in program history.
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
• Virginia returns home for two matches at Memorial Gymnasium on Fri., March 19 against Florida State (5 p.m.) and on Sunday, March 21 against Louisville (2 p.m.)