Oct. 8, 2000
DURHAM, N.C. – Despite a career-high 23 kills by junior middle
hitter Norisha Campbell, the Florida State volleyball team fell in five
games by scores of 19-17, 4-15, 8-15, 15-7, 8-15, to the Duke Blue Devils
Saturday night at Cameron Indoor Stadim. With the loss, FSU goes to 13-7
overall and 2-4 in the ACC while the Blue Devils improve to 14-5 overall
and 4-2 in the league.
Campbell led all players with 23 kills and a .314 hitting
performance. The Lady Seminoles had five players with double figure kills.
Sophomores Kristin Frye (10 kills, 14 digs) and Alex Sevillano (14 kills,
15 digs) and senior Jennifer Werrick (11 kills, 16 digs) recorded
double-doubles for the match while Dawn Hough added 12 kills to the effort.
Sophomore setter Jamie Hibbard notched 58 assists and 11 digs.
“We fought hard against a good Duke team tonight,” FSU Head Coach
Dr. Cecile Reynaud said. “I thought Norisha had an outstanding match and
several players contributed, but Duke is a very good blocking team.
Winning in three against Wake Forest, away from home, last night was a good
win for us. We fought hard most of the time tonight and are doing some
Duke was led by Ashley Harris who had 22 kills for a .260 hitting
performance. As a team, Duke outblocked FSU 29-17.
The Lady Seminoles will return home for three straight matches at
Tully Gym. FSU will host crosstown-rival Florida A&M on Wednesday, October
11th at 7 p.m. and will then entertain ACC-foes Georgia Tech and Clemson
over the weekend.