Volleyball ACCtion: Sunday, October 25
Oct. 25, 2009
FSU Beats UNC, Ties Record
With seven consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference wins, the Seminoles (19-2, 10-1 ACC) matched the best-ever league winning streak in program history set by the 1992 and '98 teams.
Sunday's match against the Tar Heels (11-10, 7-3) had its share of ups and downs but FSU head coach Chris Poole was pleased with an end result that kept his Seminoles at first place in the ACC.
Hurricanes Volleyball Handles Wolfpack, 3-0
Miami (13-8, 6-5 ACC) set the tone early in the first set as to whom would be the "go-to" players on the day. Sophomore Christine Williamson and junior Lici McGee stepped up for the `Canes in a key 5-1 UM run that pushed the `Canes out in front, 15-11.
McGee collected six kills in the first set while teammate Williamsons added five in helping lead UM to a 25-18 opening set victory.
Terps Upset Hokies in Five Sets
Lee led Maryland with 14 kills, including the final two of the fourth set and first four of the fifth set to lead the Terps (11-13, 3-8 ACC) against the Hokies (16-6, 6-5 ACC). Maryland won by scores of 18-25, 25-15, 16-25, 25-23 and 15-13 to snap Virginia Tech's five-match winning streak.
Virginia Tech appeared on the verge of winning the match, holding a 22-18 lead in the fourth set. A pair of errors and a Remy McBain kill brought Maryland within one, forcing a Hokie timeout. The Hokies scored out of the timeout to cut the lead 23-21 and put the Terps on their heels.