Maryland Defeats Miami in Four to Advance to Semifinals of 2004 ACC Volleyball Championship
Nov. 19, 2004
Charlottesville, Va. - Maryland (14-14, 7-9 ACC) upset second-seeded Miami (16-9, 11-5 ACC) by scores of 30-26, 30-22, 22-30, 30-27 in the quarterfinal round of the 2004 ACC Volleyball Championship Friday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium on the grounds of the University of Virginia.
Maryland controlled the first game, hitting .500 as a team en route to posting a 30-26 victory. Jennifer Dewalt recorded five kills, six digs and four assists, while hitting .833 in the game to lead the Terrapins.
Maryland went on a 14-6 scoring run late in the second game, to post a 30-22 victory and go up 2-0. The Terps held the Hurricanes to a .075 hitting percentage in the second game.
The Hurricanes recorded seven blocks in the third game and held the Terrapins to a hitting percentage of .059 to claim a 30-22 victory. Karla Johnson registered nine kills and three block assists in leading Miami.
The Terrapins posted a 30-27 victory in the fourth and decisive game. Jennifer Dewalt and Sarah Treadwell both turned in double-doubles for the Terps. Dewalt notched 17 kills and 11 digs, while Treadwell recorded 15 kills and 12 digs. The Hurricanes were led by Johnson, who tallied 22 kills, five block assists, three digs and hit .439 in the match.
Maryland advances to face the winner of tonight's Duke/Virginia match in the semifinals on Saturday, November 20 at 4:00 p.m.