Nov. 9, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—The Virginia volleyball team dropped a three-set decision to Maryland, 32-30, 25-18, 25-17, Friday night (Nov. 9) at Memorial Gymnasium.
Virginia dropped to 8-19 (2-14 ACC) on the season, while Maryland improved to 14-13 (6-10 ACC) on the year.
Senior Jessica O’Shoney (Austin, Texas) earned a team-high 12 kills, while freshman Vivian Burcescu (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) hit .667 with seven kills.
In a first set that saw 27 ties, Maryland fought off five consecutive set points before converting on its third of the frame to win, 32-30.
Maryland claimed the second set, 25-18, after hitting .462 with 15 kills, while the Cavaliers hit just .154.
In the third, the Terps held UVa to a .097 hitting percentage and won, 25-17.
Ashleigh Crutcher led Maryland with 14 kills.
The Cavaliers return to action Saturday (Nov. 10) when they host Boston College at Memorial Gymnasium at 7 p.m. Fans who attend Saturday's UVa football game against Miami can bring their ticket stubs and receive free admission to Saturday night's volleyball match against Maryland (based on availability).
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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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