@CanesVB Sweeps Wake Forest 3-0
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami volleyball team picked up its 10th ACC win of the year, sweeping Wake Forest 3-0.
The Canes (17-11, 10-8 ACC) had success from beginning to end, taking the match 25-19, 25-20 and 25-15.
Savanah Leaf celebrated her birthday with a big performance, leading Miami with 11 kills. The junior outside hitter also tallied 13 digs and three blocks in the win over Wake Forest.
Middle blockers Emani Sims and Alexis Mourning made a difference at the net. Sims added eight kills and a team-high seven blocks, while Mourning had 10 kills and five blocks to go with her team-best .500 attack percentage.
Right side hitter Alex Johnson continued to be an impact player in a variety of ways, recording seven kills, five digs and two blocks. Outside hitter Misty Ma’a was also active for Miami, adding six kills, six digs, three blocks and two service aces.
Blair Fuentez was a force with her power serve, collecting three aces against Wake Forest. The junior setter also distributed 34 assists and had three blocks against the Demon Deacons.
Senior defensive specialist Ryan Shaffer had a game-high 18 digs, leading Miami’s back row defense.
Next week, the Canes will host their final two home matches of the season. Miami will welcome Georgia Tech on Wed., Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. Two days later, the Hurricanes will honor seniors Johnson, Shaffer and Julia Giampaolo prior to the 7 p.m. match against Clemson.
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