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Clemson Volleyball to host Maryland, Boston College this Weekend

Clemson Volleyball to host Maryland, Boston College this Weekend

Oct. 21, 2010

Weekly Match Notes

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson volleyball team welcomes Maryland and Boston College to Jervey Gym for a pair of matches this weekend. The Tigers and Terrapins play at 7:00 pm on Friday night, in the annual Dig Pink breast cancer awareness match. Clemson will then take on Boston College on Saturday night at 7:00 pm.

Maryland Terrapins – 7:00 pm Friday – Dig Pink

Livestats: ClemsonTigers.com

Video: TigerCast (ClemsonTigers.com) – Event will not be available live, but will be available after the match in TigerCast archives

  • Friday night will mark Clemson’s Dig Pink match. It is the fifth straight season that Clemson will participate, and the Tigers are hoping to raise more than $4,000 this season.
  • Clemson is 33-27 all-time against the Terrapins, who are currently 14-7 and 5-4 in the ACC, and coming off a win over #22 Florida State
  • The Tigers have won eight straight in the series, dating back to a four-set loss in 2005
  • Last year in Clemson, the Tigers took advantage of 11 service errors, while allowing no aces to win, 3-0. Natalie Patzin led Clemson with 10 kills. In College Park, Clemson hit .326 and had 11 blocks in a 3-0 win. Sandra Adeleye had 13 kills and six blocks in the win.
  • Maryland is the top serving team in the conference, averaging 1.42 aces per set.

Boston College Eagles – 7:00 pm Saturday

Livestats: ClemsonTigers.com

  • Clemson leads the all-time series, 11-2, and has won the last 6 matchups
  • In 2009, 16 kills and five blocks from Lia Proctor to win in four sets.
  • Boston College setter Cagla Sen played for the same club team as Cansu Ozdemir in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Tsvetelina Dureva leads the Eagles and ranks fourth in the conference with a 3.35 kills per set average
  • Libero Kristen Baader’s 358 digs rank second in the conference

Dig Pink Information:

Fans have several options to participate in this year’s event. Dig Pink T-Shirts will be sold at all home volleyball matches for ten dollars, with all proceeds from the sales of the t-shirts going to the Side-Out Foundation. Zeta Tau Alpha will also be selling shirts from Oct. 18-22 on the library bridge. Fans can also make a flat donation. 

A new way the team will be raising funds is by auctioning off the pink jerseys they wear that night. Fans will be able to bid for the jerseys via a silent auction at the Promotions Table. Donations can also be made online. All funds raised will be donated to the Side-Out Foundation.

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