Nov. 16, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C.—The Virginia volleyball team dropped a three-set decision at Atlantic Coast Conference opponent NC State, 25-19, 25-16, 25-17, Friday night (Nov. 16) at Reynolds Coliseum in Raliegh, N.C.
The Cavaliers (9-20, 3-15 ACC) hit just .097with 32 kills, while the Wolfpack (21-8, 11-7 ACC) had 36 kills and a .305 hitting percentage.
Freshman Vivian Burcescu (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) hit .500 with eight kills, while senior Jessica O’Shoney (Austin, Texas) led the team with 11 kills. Junior Emily Rottman (Santa Barbara, Calif.) recorded a team-high 13 digs.
The Cavaliers closed the Wolfpack lead to 9-8 in the first, but NC State responded with a 8-1 run on the way to a 25-19 win.
In the second set, the Wolfpack held UVa to a .027 hitting percentage in a 25-16 win and hit .368 in the third en route to a 25-17 victory.
Dariyan Hopper led NC State with a 10 kills.
The Cavaliers return to action Saturday (Nov. 17) when they play at North Carolina at 5 p.m.
Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.
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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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