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@ClemsonVB To Take On Virginia Tech, UVa in Jervey
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  10/31/2013

CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson volleyball team will take on Virginia Tech and Virginia in Jervey Gym to start the second half of the ACC season this week. The Tigers (11-10, 5-5 ACC) will take on the Hokies (18-6, 6-4 ACC) at 7:00 pm on Friday and the Cavaliers (12-10, 5-5 ACC) at 6:00 pm on Saturday. Both matches are free to the public.


Both matches will be available for free on TigerCast as the Tigers look to extend winning streaks over the Commonwealth schools. Clemson has defeated Virginia four straight times and holds a 40-15 all-time mark against the Cavs. Clemson defeated the Hokies twice last season, and is 14-8 against VT in the all-time series.


Mo Simmons continues to lead the ACC in kills (4.72) and points (5.13) per set by a wide margin, and set a then-career high with 25 kills against Virginia Tech last season. That mark stood until last weekend, when Simmons posted 28 kills in a four-set defeat at Syracuse.


Promotions:

Friday: Service Appreciation Night - Servicemen and women are invited to attend and participate in our promotions

Saturday: Fan Appreciation Night - First 200 fans will receive a Clemson Tigers koozie and a Verizon device will be given away to our Frequent Fan Card drawing winner


Notes (in 140 characters or less):

  • Senior Mo Simmons leads the ACC and is 9th nationally at 4.72 kills/set

  • Her 5.13 pts/set is also 1st in the ACC and 15th in the nation

  • Simmons posted a career 28 kills against Syracuse, and is putting down 5.13 per set in ACC play

  • Leah Perri became the first Tiger in 14 matches other than Simmons to lead the team in kills when she had 12 vs. BC

  • Perri’s 14-0-21 (.667) hitting night vs. ND is tops by any ACC player in a league match this season

  • Beta Dumancic ranks 2nd in the ACC at 1.33 blocks per set

  • Dumancic is averaging 1.42 blocks per set in ACC play

  • Irem Bayramoglu’s 0.34 aces/set is the 5th-best average in the ACC

  • Kristin Faust tallied her 500th career kill in the match against Notre Dame and her 800th dig vs. Duke

  • Hannah Brenner has 3,508 career assists, just 182 out of 5th in CU history

  • Brenner ranks 6th in the ACC at 9.47 ast/set

  • Libero Niki Collier is 2nd on the team with 232 digs and has tied a career-high with 16 in each of the last 2 matches

  • Alex Lynch is 3rd on the team at 0.84 blocks/set

  • Clemson ranks 4th in the ACC at 15.18 digs/set and 6th at 2.53 blocks/set




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