Sept. 7, 2007
SAN DIEGO - Fourth year Sarah Kirkwood became Virginia's all-time kills leader Friday, but the volleyball team fell to Oklahoma 3-0 in the opener of the USD Invitational.
Kirkwood, who needed eight kills to set the record, finished with a match-high 15 kills. The Tampa, Fla., native moved ahead of Deanna Zwarich at the top of the list with 1,536 career kills.
The Sooners defeated Virginia 30-18, 30-25 and 30-23. The loss drops UVa's record to 4-3 this season while Oklahoma improves to 6-1.
The Cavaliers hit .109 for the match compared to OU's .230 percentage. Oklahoma recorded 51 kills as a team while UVa had 35.
Virginia will play two matches Saturday, beginning with a 1 p.m. (10 a.m. PT) contest with host San Diego. The Cavaliers will wrap up non-conference play at 8 p.m. (5 p.m. PT) versus UC Santa Barbara.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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