CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson Volleyball team dropped a 3-0 match to the Duke Blue Devils (12-6, 3-4 ACC) 25-20, 25-17, 25-20 on Friday night in Jervey Gym.
Sophomore outside hitter Camryn Hannah paced the Tigers with seven kills while picking up six digs and a service ace while Mckenna Slavik recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 21 assists and 10 digs. Freshman libero Devan Taylor tied the match high with 12 digs on the night.
The Tigers looked to take the first set, up 17-14, but the Blue Devils went on a 11-3 run to go up early and take the first set. Duke jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the second set and never looked back. Clemson closed the margin to five on a pair of occasions, but the Blue Devils held onto the cushion throughout. With the third set tied 13-13, the Blue Devils scored eight of the next ten points to take a 21-15 lead and held on, 25-20 to secure the set and the match.
The Tigers are off for the weekend, and then travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass. next Friday, Oct. 22 for an 8 p.m. tilt with Boston College.