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Sept. 28, 1997

Women's Volleyball Falls to North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-The Virginia Cavaliers came up short against the North Carolina Tar Heels, losing in three straight games; 15-13, 15-4 and 16-14 at Carmichael Auditorium.

Mary Francis Scott assisted on all but four of the Cavaliers kills, as she recorded all 47 assisits for Virginia. Jessica Parsons added to the Cavaliers efforts, recording 12 kills, while teammate Shannon Wahlers finished with 11. Katie Jones also contributed with nine kills, as well as Deanna Zwarich, who finished with eight kills for Virginia.

The loss drops Virginia's overall record to 11-6, 1-1 in the ACC. The win improves North Carolina's record to 8-6 overall, 2-1 in the conference. The Cavaliers will return home on Friday, October 3 to host Maryland at 7:00 p.m.

Virginia (11-6, 1-1 ACC)            13  4   14
North Carolina (8-6, 2-1 ACC)       15  15  16         (UNC wins 3-0) 

Attendance:   203
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