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Sep 15, 2022

MATCH DAY CENTRAL: Volleyball Travels to Samford Invitational

Clemson (7-3) at the Samford Invitational


  • 🆚 Opponent: at Samford
  • 🗓 Date/Time: Friday, September 16 • 8 p.m. ET
  • 📍 Venue: Birmingham, Ala. | Pete Hanna Center
  • 📺 Watch: ESPN+
  • 📊 Stats: Live Stats

  • 🆚 Opponent: Murray State
  • 🗓 Date/Time: Saturday, September 17 • 3 p.m. ET
  • 📍 Venue: Birmingham, Ala. | Pete Hanna Center
  • 📺 Watch: ESPN+
  • 📊 Stats: Live Stats 

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  • Clemson travels to its final regular-season tournament of the 2022 season
  • The Tigers will face host, Samford, and Murray State at the Samford Invitational
  • Clemson takes a 7-3 record into the weekend
  • As a team, Clemson is fourth in team assists (488) in the NCAA, fifth in kills (515) and 11th in digs (616)
  • In the ACC, the Tigers hold the top spot in assists, kills, digs and total attacks as of September 12
  • Redshirt freshman Jacyn Bamis is coming off being named Co-Freshman of the Week after clocking 18 blocks with no errors and 17 kills last week


  • Clemson last hit the court at the Buccaneer Classic hosted by ETSU where the Tigers went 2-1 on the weekend
  • The Tigers defeated USC Upstate in three sets, Georgia State in four sets and dropped a five-set match to ETSU
  • On Sept. 6, Clemson defeated South Carolina for the first time since 2014, and the first time in Jervey Gym since 2013


  • Sophomore Devan Taylor has started at libero in every match this season
  • Taylor finished with a career-best 28 digs against South Carolina and has tallied nine double-digit dig matches this season
  • Against Austin Peay, Taylor tallied 27 digs surpassing her previous best of 24 set against Virginia and has tallied 20+ digs in four matches this season
  • She leads the team and the conference with 184 digs and is 12th in the NCAA


  • Junior Camryn Hannah has stepped up to the role of being Clemson’s go-to attacker
  • Hannah leads the conference in kills (151) and second in points (172) and is 13th in the NCAA for total kills and ninth in points
  • She’s tallied at least 20 attacks in nine matches this season and leads the program in kills
  • Most recently, she led the Tigers with 23 kills against Georgia State


  • The Tigers have seen strong performances come from players off the bench
  • Freshman Sophie Catalano has made an immediate impact clocking 11 aces this season with at least one in six matches
  • Another impact player off the bench is sophomore Azyah Dailey. Dailey finished with 25 kills through her last four performances
  • Freshman Becca Micelle also provides a spark for the Tigers with 65 digs through nine matches of 2022


  • Seniors Ani Clark and Mckenna Slavik provide necessary leadership to the Tigers rotation
  • Clark has appeared in over 75 matches and recorded 435 kills with 182 career blocks
  • She sits sixth in the conference this season with a .392 hitting percentage
  • Slavik has played in 85 matches and tallied 3,050 assists to sit seventh in Clemson history
  • She leads the conference with 10.70 assists per set this season and is 16th in the NCAA

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