Canes Fall at Virginia Tech, 3-0
BLACKSBURG,Va. – The University of Miami volleyball team sufferedits first conference loss of the season on Sunday, falling at Virginia Tech,3-0, inside Cassell Coliseum. Coming into the match, the Canes had won theprevious eight meetings against the Hokies.
VT won all three sets by the count of 25-22 toimprove to 9-4 overall and 2-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Miamidropped to 10-3 and 2-1 for the season.
On Sunday, junior right side Alex Johnson led theHurricanes with a match-high 12 kills on a .346 hitting percentage. SophomoreSavanah Leaf also hit double-digit slammers with 10 on the afternoon.
Junior libero Ryan Shaffer had 11 digs as UM out-dugVT by the count of 48-46. However, the Hokies had a hitting percentage of .256compared to .181 by Miami.
Jordan Fish had 38 assists to pace the Virginia Techattack.
The Canes will return home on Friday to take on Dukein another ACC match. UM has won 10 straight at the Knights Sports Complex and21 of the last 22.
The UMTicket Office is pleased to offer season tickets for both volleyball and soccerfor just $50. Season tickets to the home volleyball schedule at the KnightComplex can be purchased for $35, with single match tickets available for aslow as $3. Call 1-800-GO-CANES to order your tickets today.
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