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Oct 19, 2023

MATCH DAY CENTRAL: Volleyball vs. North Carolina & Duke

Clemson (12-8, 3-5 ACC) vs. North Carolina & Duke


  • 🆚 Opponent: North Carolina
  • 🗓 Date/Time: Friday, October 20 • 7 p.m.
  • 📍 Venue: Clemson, S.C. • Jervey Gym
  • 📺 Watch: ACCNX
  • 📊 Stats: Live Stats

  • 🆚 Opponent: Duke
  • 🗓 Date/Time: Sunday, October 22 • 1 p.m.
  • 📍 Venue: Clemson, S.C. • Jervey Gym
  • 📺 Watch: ACCNX
  • 📊 Stats: Live Stat 

Clemson: Roster | Schedule | Match Notes (PDF)


  • Clemson returns to Jervey Gym to conclude a two-week home stand by welcoming North Carolina and Duke this weekend
  • Clemson opens the weekend against North Carolina on Friday at 7 p.m. and concludes play on Sunday at 1 p.m. against Duke
  • The Tigers enter the ninth week of play with a 12-8 overall record (3-5 ACC)
  • Clemson last faced North Carolina on Oct. 30, 2022 – Clemson fell in four sets
  • The Tigers took on the Blue Devil on Oct. 16, 2022 in Durham – Clemson dropped the match in five sets


  • Clemson clocked in on the first official RPI of 2023 at 51 before climbing to 45 prior to the eighth week of action
  • This marks the highest Clemson has been on a RPI report since the Tigers finished at 38 on the final RPI in 2008
  • Clemson continued to remain in the top 50 coming in at 48 on this week’s standings
  • The Tigers are the eighth highest team in the ACC in RPI standings


  • Through 20 games this season, Clemson has posted a 12-8 overall record
  • This record marks the best start for the Tigers under Head Coach Jackie Simpson Kirr’s tutelage and the best start for the program since Clemson went 14-6 in 2014
  • Clemson’s 3-5 ACC record also ties the 2021 record for best-start in ACC play since Simpson Kirr has taken over the program


  • Clemson split last weekend defeating Miami on Friday evening in five sets before concluding the weekend against Florida State
  • The Tigers’ victory against Miami was the first win against the Hurricanes since Clemson upset No. 12 Miami in 2020
  • The five-set win was spurred by sophomore Mia McGrath finishing with 17 points (13 kills, four aces) and Kennedy Wagner tallying four aces of her own – the match also served as the match that graduate Mckenna Slavik tallied her 1,000-career dig
  • McGrath led the Tigers again on Sunday against FSU with 10.5 points (10 kills, one block assist), while Adria Powell added 9.5 points with seven kills and three blocks (two solo, one assisted)

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