RICHMOND, Va.—The Virginia volleyball team defeated Appalachian State, 3-0, Saturday (Sept. 8) after falling earlier in the day to Georgetown, 3-0, on the final day of the VCU Third Degree Sportswear Invitational.
The Cavaliers (3-3) hit 17 more kills (43-26), seven more service aces (8-1) and five more blocks (12-6) on their way to a 25-18, 25-21, 25-20 win over Appalachian State (2-8).
Sophomore Tori Janowski (Sterling, Va.) hit .296 with 13 kills and 16 assists, while adding eight digs, three service aces and three blocks to lead UVa. She was named to the All-Tournament Team for her efforts.
In the first match of the day, Georgetown hit .223 to Virginia’s .134 as the Hoyas defeated the Cavaliers, 25-19, 25-19, 25-21.
The Hoyas had 21 more digs (60-39) and hit 14 more kills than UVa, (45-31). Virginia also hit seven service errors to Georgetown’s two.
Janowski had 20 assists and eight digs in her first match after earning a triple-double against VCU Friday night.
The Cavaliers return to action next weekend when they host the Marriott Cavalier Classic. UVa begins ACC play when they host Virginia Tech Friday (Sept. 14) at 7 p.m., before playing Liberty on Saturday (Sept. 15) at 7 p.m.
'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.No. 1 'Hoos Ready to Roll in CharlotteMen's Basketball3/15/18At approximately 9:20 p.m. Friday, in a South Region game, No. 1 seed UVA (31-2) meets No. 16 seed UMBC (24-10) in the NCAA tournament's first round.
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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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