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Clemson Volleyball Sweeps Saturday Match Against Florida State

Clemson Volleyball Sweeps Saturday Match Against Florida State

Nov. 6, 2010

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CLEMSON, SC – Clemson hit .273 and held Florida State to a .140 hitting night in taking down the Seminoles, 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-19), on Saturday night. Sophomore Sandra Adeleye had 11 kills in 20 attacks to lead the Tigers (15-11, 6-8 ACC) to their second sweep in the last three home matches.


Florida State (16-8, 8-7 ACC) entered the match ranked #27 in the RPI. Clemson will play the next two at home as they take on Virginia on Friday at 7:00 pm and Virginia Tech on Saturday at 6:00 pm.

Sophomore Serenat Yaz had ten kills and 12 digs for her 16th double-double of the season and 13th in ACC play on the night, after registering 11 kills and a career-high 31 digs on Friday night. Freshman Hannah Brenner did an excellent job guiding the offense as she ended with 38 assists on 86 total set attempts for a 44.2% kill percentage.

Cansu Ozdemir had another strong night in the back like with 15 digs to lead all players. Offensively, Adeleye’s 11 kills led the way, while freshman Mo Simmons had nine kills and four blocks, and Alexa Rand had eight kills with no attack errors.

The Tigers avoided a season sweep at the hands of the Seminoles, who have spent much of the season ranked in the top 25. Clemson led many of the statistical categories, including hitting (.278-.140), kills (44-37), digs (48-39), and blocks (9.0-3.0) Clemson also had five aces, including two from freshman Camila Rosado.

Clemson jumped out to the 1-0 set lead after a late, 9-4 run closed the set at 25-20. The Tigers led big early, going up by seven at 15-8. But Florida state bounced back, scoring the next eight points and taking a 16-15 lead. Clemson responded with a heavy does of Rand, who had four kill sin a 6-1 run to take a 21-17 lead. The Tigers clinched the set on a block from Rand and Simmons, ending a 4-0 run.

The Tigers again started quickly in the second set, as they opened an 11-7 lead. The Tigers held a working margin and at 18-17, went on a 7-1 run to close the set, with FSU’s only point coming on a Tiger service error. Adeleye had three kills and a block during that run, but had three total blocks in the set.

After Florida State opened a 5-2 lead int eh third set, it was all Clemson, who rattled off five straight and then traded points before going on an 8-3 run to take a 19=14 lead. FSU closed the gap to here at 20-17, but Clemson again finished strong with a 6-2 run to close the set at 25-19 and the match at 3-0.