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Tigers Fall to Louisville Friday

Tigers Fall to Louisville Friday

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson volleyball team fell to Louisville (29-31, 22-25, 22-25) on Friday night at Jervey Gym. The loss puts the Tigers at 17-11 on the season and 5-9 in the conference, while the Cardinals improve to 15-11 and 7-7 in the ACC.

Senior Kristin Faust led all players on the court with 17 kills. Her 13 digs gave her another double-double on her career. Sophomore Leah Perri was also in double-digits in kills with 11. Freshman Kate Federico also posted a double-double with 34 assists and 16 digs. Senior Niki Collier led the backcourt with 15 digs.

Both teams came out in the first set playing scrappy defense, and each team posted 29 digs in the set. The Tigers put down more balls at the net, posting three blocks along with Faust’s eight kills and no errors on 24 attempts. Despite Faust’s offensive effort, Clemson’s 12 unforced errors gave the Cardinals the 31-29 victory. 

The Tigers struggled in sets two and three as a few dropped balls and unforced errors gave Louisville the momentum the rest of the match. Faust and Watson rallied at the end of set three to combine for six kills and brought the Tigers within three at 21-19. However the Cardinals pulled out the win, 25-22.

Clemson steps back on the court on Sunday, Nov. 16 to take on NC State at 1 p.m. in Jervey Gym.