Nov. 1, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—The Virginia volleyball team hosts two Atlantic Coast Conference games this weekend. The Cavaliers face Georgia Tech on Friday (Nov. 2) and Clemson on Saturday (Nov. 3). Both matches’ start time is 7 p.m. at Memorial Gymnasium.
Both matches will be streamed live online at VirginiaSports.com as part of Cavaliers Live, UVa’s live audio and video streaming offering (subscription required). Live statistics for both matches will be available through VirginiaSports.com.
Single-match general admission tickets are $5. Youth, senior and faculty/staff general admission tickets are $4 and group tickets (20 or more) are $3 per ticket. Fans can order tickets online at VirginiaSports.com and by phone through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 800-542-UVA1 (8821) or 434-924-UVA1 (8821). Tickets are also available at the gate beginning one hour prior to the start of each match.
Game-day parking for volleyball matches is available free of charge at the Culbreth Road Garage, located behind Carr's Hill Field. Limited parking is available at the Central Grounds Garage (hourly rates apply).
The Cavaliers (7-17, 1-12 ACC) dropped two matches last weekend, falling at Florida State, 3-0, on Oct. 26 and at Miami, 3-0, on Oct. 28.
Freshmen Natalie Bausback led the team with 15 kills against Miami. Bausback leads the squad with 233 kills this season, while junior Emily Rottman paces the team with 4.26 digs per set.
The Yellow Jackets are 16-8 on the season and 7-6 in the ACC after going 1-1 last weekend, falling to Maryland before defeating Boston College. Monique Mead leads GT with 3.88 kills per set and 48 service aces.
Georgia Tech leads the all-time series, 33-17, including a 3-0 victory on Oct. 6 in Atlanta.
The Tigers are also 16-8 on the season and 7-6 in conference play after defeating Maryland and BC last weekend. Sandra Adeleye leads Clemson with 3.46 kills per set, while Natalie Patzin leads the squad with 4.55 digs per set.
Virginia trails Clemson in the all-time series, 39-15. The Tigers won the last meeting, 3-0, on Oct. 5 in Clemson, S.C.
Up next, the Cavaliers will face Maryland and Boston College on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10, respectively. Both matches’ start time is 7 p.m. at Memorial Gymnasium.