Volleyball ACCtion: Sunday, September 30
Sept. 30, 2007
Duke 3, Miami 0
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Ali Hausfeld tossed up 47 assists to become Duke's all-time assists leader and lead the Blue Devils to a 3-0 (30-25, 30-19, 30-19) sweep over Miami Sunday afternoon at the Knights Sports Complex.
With 47 assists against the Hurricanes, Hausfeld brought her career total to 5,101 to surpass Duke's previous record of 5,082, held by Kristen Campbell since 1997. Hausfeld currently tops the ACC with 633 assists and a 14.07 per game average and is on pace for her fourth consecutive season with more than 1,300 assists.
Hausfeld effectively spread the ball around against Miami (8-6, 2-3 ACC), allowing four of her teammates to reach double-digit kills, including Carrie DeMange and Rachael Moss, who each added 17, and Sue Carls and Jourdan Norman, who racked up 10 apiece. The quartet guided Duke (10-3, 5-0 ACC) to a season-high .477 hitting percentage with all four attackers turning in final percentages over .450. Moss led the Blue Devils with a .600 clip, while Carls finished at .562, Norman at .529 and DeMange at .464.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Coming off a disappointing loss against Duke on Friday, Florida State showed no mercy against Wake Forest as it took down the Demon Deacons 3-2 on Lucy McDaniel Court in Tully Gym on Sunday, Sept. 30. The Seminoles are now 5-8 overall and 2-3 in the ACC, while Wake Forest drops to 6-8 and 3-2.
This was only the second five-game match this season for the Seminoles who dropped a 2-3 decision to Missouri State last month. Today's match was the third to go to five in series history between these two teams. All three of those matches went to Florida State, who now leads the all-time series 18-6.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The North Carolina volleyball team snapped a three match losing streak on Sunday in Chestnut Hill, Mass. as the Tar Heels took down Boston College, 3-0. The Tar Heels improve to 6-8 overall, 2-3 in ACC play and will take on Wake Forest at Carmichael Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
The Tar Heels took the opening game against the host Eagles by a 30-21 margin as Megan Owens and Lauren Prussing both connected on five kills. Carolina hit .208 in the opening frame as it held Boston College to a .064 hitting percentage on the back of three blocks. The Tar Heels started out quick in game one as they scored the first three points on an Ingrid Hanson-Tuntland kill, a Lauren Prussing service ace along with a Megan Owens kill.