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Clemson Volleyball To Play Host To Wofford On Wednesday

Clemson Volleyball To Play Host To Wofford On Wednesday

Sept. 16, 2002

The Clemson Tiger volleyball team will play host to the Wofford Terriers on Wednesday Sept. 18. The first serve is scheduled for 7:00 p.m at Jervey Gym.

The Tigers enter Wednesday’s match with a 4-6 record, having lost to Texas Tech and Arizona State in the Four Points Sheraton/Red Raider Classic held last weekend in Lubbock, TX. On the season, Clemson is 0-3 in away matches, 0-3 at neutral sites, but a perfect 4-0 at home. The Tigers have posted wins against Georgia, East Carolina, George Mason and Jacksonville in Jervey Gym. Clemson is on a six-game home winning streak dating back to Nov. 6, 2001 when the Tigers defeated Furman.

Sophomore Lori Ashton leads the Tigers with 136 kills and a 3.49 kills per game average, and junior Marija Zoric leads the team with a .352 hitting percentage. Zoric also leads the Tigers at the net with 41 blocks (nine solo). Senior Jessi Betcher has recorded a team-high 118 digs and has handed out 422 assists. Sophomore Ryane Beasley is second on the team in kills with 124, and freshman Carly Hill has served up a team-best 17 aces.

This will be the first meeting between Clemson and Wofford. The Tigers are 84-24 all-time against Southern Conference teams, with a 32-5 record in Jervey Gym. Under head coach Jolene Jordan Hoover, Clemson has posted an 18-1 record over teams from the Southern Conference.

Admission to all Clemson home volleyball matches at Jervey Gym is free to the public.

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