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@CanesVB Sweeps Wake Forest, 3-0

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – An efficient Miami attack helped the Hurricanes sweep Wake Forest, 3-0, in the University of Miami volleyball team’s lone match of the weekend.

The Hurricanes hit .383 in their three-set win over the Demon Deacons, winning 25-13, 25-16 and 25-23. Miami improved to 14-6 on the season and 7-2 in ACC play. The Canes have won their last five matches.

Savanah Leaf was the most productive Hurricane attacker. The senior outside hitter notched a team-high 16 kills, hitting .400 while adding seven digs and three blocks.

Sophomore Kelsie Groot was an all-around contributor, tallying eight kills, six digs, three blocks and an ace. Groot hit a team-best .538 against Wake Forest.

Senior Emani Sims and junior Taylor Scott each added six kills, while freshman Sakile Simmons notched three kils and four blocks. Sims led all Canes with six blocks.

Freshman setter Haley Templeton dished out 35 assists, while junior defensive specialist Kalysta White recorded six digs.

Miami recorded four aces against Wake Forest. Groot, Templeton, Sims and freshman Michele Marenus each recorded a service ace against the Demon Deacons.

Following this one match trip to Winston-Salem, Miami will return to North Carolina next weekend for matches against UNC and NC State. The Hurricanes will face the Tar Heels on Oct. 31 at 6 p.m., while Miami’s match against NC State is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Nov. 2.

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