Nov. 21, 2017
|Virginia at Virginia Tech|
|Virginia Tech Date/Time||Wednesday, November 22, 4 p.m.|
|Virginia Tech Multimedia/Game Info||Live Stats - ACC Network Extra|
|Location||Blacksburg, Va. | Cassell Coliseum|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia volleyball team (7-22, 3-15 ACC) closes out its road schedule at Virginia Tech (9-20, 3-15 ACC) on Wednesday (Nov. 22) at 4 p.m. at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.
TRACK THE MATCH
The match will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra through ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app. Links for live stats and the live stream are available on VirginiaSports.com.
Virginia played a close match with Miami to open last weekend. The Cavaliers dropped first two sets, but came back to win the third and fourth sets to extend the match. Virginia lost the match 3-2. UVA lost 3-1 to Florida State on Sunday.
Freshman Alex Spencer (North Canton, Ohio) paced the Cavaliers with 3.44 kills per set and 3.00 digs per set in the two contests. Spencer recorded double-doubles in both matches and had a team-high 17 kills and 17 digs against Florida State.
The Cavaliers had four players with double-digit kills in Sunday's match. Spencer led the team with 17, while freshman Sarah Billiard (Matthews, N.C.) added 14, sophomore Chino Anukwuem (East Hanover, N.J.) had 12 and sophomore Jennifer Wineholt (San Diego, Calif.) had a career-high 10.
Anukwuem had a standout performance at the net in Friday's match, recording nine blocks. Anukwuem added six blocks on Sunday to average 1.67 blocks per set over the weekend and finished with 25 total kills.
Virginia Tech is coming off a 3-1 loss to Florida State and 3-0 loss to Miami. Jaila Tolbert has a team-high 291 kills and Cara Cunningham leads the Hokies at the net with 68 blocks.
Virginia dropped the first meeting with Virginia Tech at home on Sept. 27. The Cavaliers won the first set 27-25, but The Hokies battled back to win the next three sets. Sophomore Jelena Novakovic (Belgrade, Serbia) led UVA with 16 kills. The all-time series between UVA and VT is tied 35-35.
The game is sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. It is also a potential half of a point in the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash, the point rivalry series between University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. The score for the Clash is now University of Virginia - 1 and Virginia Tech - 2.5. Learn more about Virginia529 and this competition at TheCommonwealthClash.com.
Virginia closes the regular season at home against Pitt on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 4 p.m. in Memorial Gymnasium. The match will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
Director of News Content
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.
Virginia Volleyball Sets Spring Schedule
W. Volleyball | 3/7/2018
Cavaliers will play four spring tournaments, including hosting James Madison, George Mason and...
Nikki Dailey Named Assistant Volleyball Coach
W. Volleyball | 2/14/2018
Dailey joins volleyball staff after stints at Tennessee and East Tennessee State.
Billiard Named to All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team
W. Volleyball | 1/31/2018
Freshman Sarah Billiard adds All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team recognition to her All-ACC Freshman...
Virginia Volleyball Adds Kristen Leland
W. Volleyball | 1/29/2018
Dallas area standout Kristen Leland joins Virginia Volleyball class of 2018.
Sarah Billiard Named to ACC All-Freshman Team
W. Volleyball | 11/27/2017
Virginia volleyball outside hitter Sarah Billiard (Matthews, N.C.) was named to the ACC All-Fresh...
Virginia Closes Season with 3-0 Loss to Pitt
W. Volleyball | 11/25/2017
The Virginia volleyball team dropped its season finale 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-19) to Pitt on...
Virginia Hosts Pitt in Season Finale
W. Volleyball | 11/24/2017
The Virginia volleyball team (7-23, 3-16 ACC) will host Pitt (23-6, 16-2 ACC) on Saturday (Nov....
Virginia Edged by Virginia Tech, 3-2
W. Volleyball | 11/22/2017
The Virginia volleyball team was edged 3-2 by Virginia Tech on Wednesday afternoon in Cassell...
- Online Stores