Nov. 15, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The fourth-seeded Florida State volleyball team, winners of five of its last six matches, received a bye in the first round of the 2004 ACC Tournament in Charlottesville, Va., and will battle fifth-seeded North Carolina Friday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m.
Both teams ended the season with a 9-7 ACC record. FSU is 18-10 overall while UNC is 16-14 on the season.
The match-up between the Seminoles and Tar Heels will be the third time this season the two squads have faced-off with FSU owning a 2-0 record. Florida State won both matches in four games. Ironically, the Seminoles lost the third game in both matches by scores of 27-30 and 28-30. They won the first games with an identical 30-27 mark, games two had scores of 30-25, 30-21 and the fourth games were 30-28 and 30-19.
Junior outside hitter Kristen Rust (Cincinnati, Ohio/McAuley HS) averaged 5.75 kills and 5.00 digs per game this season versus the Tar Heels. Freshman Summer Weissing (Boca Raton, Fla./Olympic Heights HS) tallied an impressive 6.88 digs per game during the eight games. Senior middle blockers Aisha Carr (Dallas, Texas/Skyline HS) and Amanda Santos (Minas Gerais, Brazil/College of S. Idaho), each hit over .500 percent, respectively, in matches versus North Carolina.
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Live stats are available for all ACC Championship matches.
1. Georgia Tech (16-0)
2. Miami (11-5)
3. Duke (10-6)
T4. Florida State (9-7)
T4. North Carolina (9-7)
6. Virginia (8-8)
T7. Clemson (7-9)
T7. Virginia Tech (7-9)
T7. Maryland (7-9)
10. Wake Forest(4-12)
11. NC State (0-16)