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Clemson Volleyball Falls To North Carolina, 3-1, In ACC Season Opener

Clemson Volleyball Falls To North Carolina, 3-1, In ACC Season Opener

Sept. 23, 2003

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Clemson volleyball team fell to North Carolina 3-1 (30-27, 27-30, 30-19, 30-28) on Tuesday night at Carmichael Auditorium. The Tar Heels improve to 9-4 overall and 1-0 in the ACC, while the Tigers fall to 10-6 on the season and 0-1 in conference play.

Leslie Finn led three Tiger hitters in double figures with 20 kills and 16 digs. Lori Ashton added 11 kills, while Liz Beckham tallied 14 kills with 12 digs. Lindsey Abbott recorded 13 digs, and Kristin Swanson tallied a career-best nine digs. Stephanie Haskell handed out 30 assists, while Dawn Robertson had 28 assists

North Carolina was led by Dani Nyenhuis with 21kills, 10 digs and a .348 hitting percentage. Molly Pyles added 17 kills with 12 digs, and Katie Wright posted 13 kills. Caroline deRoeck tallied a match-high 16 digs, while Meg Eckert had 15 digs. McKenzie Byrd recorded 30 assists, and Norma Cortz tallied 27 assists. Aletha Green tallied three blocks to lead the Tar Heels.

The Tigers will return to action on Saturday, Sept. 27, as they travel to Raleigh, NC to take on NC State at 7:00 p.m.

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