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Florida State Volleyball Seeded Fourth In ACC Championship

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.

In the Kress era, FSU is 3-2 in the ACC Championship with both losses coming against Georgia Tech.

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.

For more information, visit www.theacc.com

Live stats are available for all ACC Championship matches.













School…Conference Record

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)


2004 ACC CHAMPIONSHIPS



First Round: Thursday, November 18

Game 1: #8 Virginia Tech vs. #9 Clemson, 2:30 p.m.

Game 2: #7 Maryland vs. #10 Wake Forest, 5:00 p.m.

Game 3: #6 Virginia vs. #11 NC State, 7:30 p.m.

Second Round: Friday, November 19

Game 4: #1 Georgia Tech vs. Game 1 Winner

Game 5: #4 Florida State vs. #5 North Carolina

Game 6: #2 Miami vs. Game 2 Winner

Game 7: #3 Duke vs. Game 3 Winner

Semifinals: Saturday, November 20

Game 8: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner

Game 9: Game 6 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner

Finals: Sunday, November 21

Game 10: Game 8 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner
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