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Clemson Volleyball Defeats Florida State 3-1 On Friday Night

Clemson Volleyball Defeats Florida State 3-1 On Friday Night

Nov. 7, 2003

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson volleyball team defeated Florida State 3-1 (25-30, 30-22, 30-21, 30-25) on Friday night in Jervey Gym. With the win, the Tigers improve to 16-14 on the season and 5-9 in ACC play, while the Seminoles fall to 14-13 overall and 4-9 in conference action.

The Seminoles won game one by a score of 30-25. Leslie Finn and Lori Ashton led the Tigers with four kills each. Lindsey Abbott recorded six digs for Clemson and Carly Hill served up one service ace. Stephanie Haskell tallied five assists, while Dawn Robertson had four assists. Florida State was led by Kristen Rust with four kills and five digs. Aisha Carr led the Seminoles at the net with four blocks (one solo) in game one. Jennifer Anderson and Jessica Skower recorded eight assists apiece for Florida State.

The Tigers evened the score in game two, winning 30-22 behind Finn’s three kills, three digs and four blocks (one solo). Laura Jensen added two kills with two blocks, while Beasley recorded two kills and a game-best six blocks. Haskell tallied five assists and Robertson posted four assists in game two. Florida State was led by Nikki Anthony with five kills, while Rust added three kills and four digs. Anderson tallied six assists, while Skower recorded five assists for the Seminoles.

Clemson controlled game three, winning by a score of 30-21. Ashton led all hitters with six kills and a .500 hitting percentage, while Liz Beckham, Beasley and Finn added three kills apiece. Abbott recorded four digs for the Tigers, while Jensen tallied three digs with one kill. Haskell posted eight assists with one service ace and Robertson added five assists for Clemson in game three. Rust and Carr recorded three kills each for Florida State, while Cerina Pele led the Seminoles in digs with four in game three. Skower tallied five assists with one block, while Anderson recorded five assists with one dig for Florida State.

The Tigers clinched the match in game four (30-25), as Finn and Ashton posted five kills each. Abbott led Clemson in digs with five and Jensen and Beasley led the team in blocks with two apiece. Haskell recorded nine assists with two digs, while Robertson posted five assists in game four. Florida State was led by Cassie McLaughlin with five kills and a .571 hitting percentage, while Anthony added five kills with three digs. Pele tallied four digs, while Carr added three digs and two kills. Anderson had 10 assists and Skower recorded five assists with two blocks in game four.

Individually for Clemson, Ashton led all hitters with 17 kills and a .419 hitting percentage. Finn added 15 kills with six blocks (one solo), while Beckham recorded 10 kills with seven digs. Beasley led the Tigers at the net with a career-best nine blocks, while Jensen posted five blocks with five kills and six digs. Abbott led Clemson in digs with 18, while Haskell dished out 27 assists and Robertson recorded 18 assists for the Tigers.

Anthony led Florida State with 15 kills, while Rust recorded a double-double with 13 kills and 12 digs. Carr led the Seminoles in blocks with six (one solo). Anderson handed out 29 assists with four digs, while Skower tallied 23 assists with four blocks.

The Tigers return to action Sunday as they play host to Duke in the last scheduled home match of the season. Sunday is Senior Day and the Tigers will honor their five seniors prior to the start of the match. The first serve is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Admission is free to all home volleyball matches.

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