RALEIGH, N.C. – The Clemson volleyball team was able to win the first set, but ultimately dropped the final match of the season to North Carolina State in four sets (25-18, 14-25, 16-25, 22-25). The Tigers conclude the season with a 12-18 overall record and 3-15 in the ACC.
For the Tigers, sophomore Camryn Hannah led the team finishing with 20 points and a double-double after recording 17 kills and 11 digs. This is Hannah’s third double-double of the season and 10th of her career. Graduate transfer Kaylee Martin followed Hannah with 11 kills to finish the season with 336. Ani Clark, Colleen Finney and Ava Pritchard also added to the Tiger’s kill count recording seven, six and four, respectively. Junior Mckenna Slavik finished with a team-high 38 assists.
Defensively, freshman Devan Taylor led the team with 16 digs to finish her freshman campaign with 348. Slavik joined Taylor and Hannah as one of the top-three on the match for Clemson finishing with nine digs. Hannah and Pritchard each posted four blocks for a team high, while Clark and Finney followed with two apiece.
The Tigers jumped out to the early lead in the first set after hitting .342 as a program but weren’t able to maintain that pace finishing the match hitting .188. Clemson also finished with six service aces behind a two-ace performance from Clark. Taylor, Slavik, Cate Long and Crystal Childs rounded out the group with one each.
The Wolfpack had three players finish with double-digit kills. As a team, NC State hit .248 with 50 kills off 132 total attacks. Following today’s match, NC State improves to 16-13 overall and 10-8 in the ACC.