Duke Sweeps Virginia to Move on to 2004 ACC Volleyball Championship Semifinals
Nov. 20, 2004
Charlottesville, Va. - Duke (20-9, 10-6 ACC) defeated Virginia (19-11, 8-8 ACC) by scores of 30-27, 30-19, 30-21 in the quarterfinal round of the 2004 ACC Volleyball Championship Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium on the grounds of the University of Virginia.
In the first game, the Blue Devils posted a 30-27 victory in a game that saw the score tied on ten occasions and four lead changes. Duke's Tealle Hunkus helped the Blue Devils to a 1-0 advantage in the match with six kills, two service aces and three digs.
Duke jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the second game and went on to post a 30-19 win. The Blue Devils were led by Carrie DeMange, who hit .556 with seven kills and Hunkus, who collected four more service aces.
The two teams exchanged points early in the third game, before Duke pulled away and posted a 30-21 victory. Duke tallied 24 digs in the game, led by Stephanie Istvan, who notched eight.
The Blue Devils were led DeMange, who tallied 16 kills and Istvan who collected 28 digs. Virginia was paced by Sarah Kirkwood, who notched 13 kills, nine digs and two service aces.
Duke will take on Maryland in the semifinals at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 20.