Volleyball: Virginia Tech edges Virginia in four-set thriller

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uva athletics4 units, and Virginia Tech scored 4 extra factors than Virginia. Which equated to a 3-1 victory for the Hokies (3-1, 2-1 ACC), who prevailed within the tight 27-25, 29-31, 25-23, 26-24 last, in a match contested inside Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg.

Grace Turner led Virginia with 14 kills whereas Sarah Billiard (Matthews, N.C.) added 10. Mattison Matthews (Charleston, S.C.) added one other 9 kills whereas hitting .500 out of the center.

Marisa Cerchio paced the Hokies with a match-hit 17 kills whereas hitting .432. Kaity Smith added 14 kills and Ashley Homan 10 to provide Virginia Tech three in double figures.

“I don’t assume both crew performed their finest volleyball,” UVA head coach Aaron Smith mentioned. “I undoubtedly assume we might have been higher – it was a really high-error match for us.

“We’re down some individuals, however we had been able to play tonight and didn’t present up within the moments we wanted to. It was a decent, hard-fought match and we wanted to be one or two factors higher every set. We’ll be prepared to do this on Sunday.”

Up Subsequent

Virginia and Virginia Tech meet once more on Sunday (Oct. 18) in Blacksburg. The match will air on the ACC Community at 5:30 p.m.

Data from Virginia Athletics


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