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Oct. 24, 1997

Virginia Falls to Duke

DURHAM, N.C. - The University of Virginia volleyball team battled Duke and came up short, losing in three consecutive games, 15-6, 17-15, 15-4 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Claire Folga (Atlanta, Ga.) lead the Cavalier scoring attack, as she recorded nine kills for Virginia. Jessica Parsons (Green Oaks, Ill.) added seven kills, and teammates Shannon Wahlers (Phoenix, Ariz.) and Amy Mitchell (Amarillo, Texas) each added six kills for the Cavaliers. Mary Frances Scott (Phoenix, Ariz.) paved the way for Virginia's scoring by dishing out 25 of the Cavaliers 27 total assists, while adding three kills.

The loss drops Virginia's record to 14-12 overall, 4-6 in the ACC. The win improves Duke's record to 10-12 overall, and 6-4 in conference play. The Cavaliers will return to action on Saturday, (Oct. 25) when they face Wake Forest at 7:00 p.m.

Virginia    -   6   15  4           
Duke        -   15  17  15  (Duke wins 3-0)     

Attendance:   327    


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