Nov. 1, 2007
Tallahassee, Fla. –Florida State takes its five-match winning streak on the road to North Carolina to take on Wake Forest and Duke for the second time each this season. The last time the Seminoles faced these North Carolina teams was in Tallahassee and resulted in a 1-1 decision.
Florida State defeated the Demon Deacons 3-2 (28-30, 30-25, 30-27, 29-31, 15-11) but fell to the then-ranked No. 14 Blue Devils 0-3 (24-30, 18-30, 26-30) on Lucy McDaniel Court.
The Seminoles face Wake Forest on Friday, Nov. 2 and Duke on Saturday, Nov. 3. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and can be followed on GameTracker. To use live stats, log on to www.wakeforestsports.com and www.goduke.com.
Florida State Quick Notes:
Florida State leads the all-time series against Wake Forest 18-6.
Duke leads the all-time series against Florida State 30-8.
The Seminoles climbed to No. 5 in the ACC after extending their winning streak to five games with a home sweep of Virginia and Virginia Tech on Oct. 26 & 27. This is the longest streak of the season.
The last time Florida State won five straight ACC matches was in 2001. That year the Seminoles had a six-match streak after defeating Wake Forest, Virginia, Maryland, Jacksonville, Clemson and Georgia Tech.
A win at Wake Forest on Nov. 2 will mark the longest ACC winning streak under head coach Todd Kress – six consecutive.
The last time FSU won six consecutive ACC matches was in 1998 under Cecile Reynaud when the Seminoles beat NC State and Florida A&M and then went on to win six consecutive ACC matches.
FSU junior Mira Djuric continues to lead the conference in service aces with 65 total, averaging 0.77 aces per game.
Djuric is the only Seminole to rank in the NCAA – she is currently third in the nation for service aces.