Oct. 15, 2008
Seminole Volleyball & Soccer ‘Paint it Pink’ For Breast Cancer Awareness:
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Happy to be home for the second straight weekend, the Florida State volleyball team hosts North Carolina and NC State at Tully Gym on Friday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 18, respectively. Friday’s match with the Tar Heels will be the final live televised Sun Sports match at home this season with the action starting at 7:00 p.m. The match with NC State on Saturday is also at 7:00 p.m. and will be broadcast live on ACC Select online.
The Seminoles returned home to Tallahassee last weekend after a five-week road trip to take out Maryland, 3-1, and Boston College, 3-0, on Lucy McDaniel Court. FSU has improved to 11-6 overall and is moving up the ranks in the ACC with a 3-4 conference standing. The Tar Heels and Wolfpack are just a few steps ahead in the conference at 3-3 each, but both are under .500 overall at 9-8 and 9-12, respectively.
Florida State (11-6, 3-4 ACC) vs. North Carolina (9-8, 3-3 ACC)
Friday, October 17 at 7:00 pm (LIVE on Sun Sports)
Series Record: Florida State leads, 30-17
– The Seminoles are 22-3 against the Tar Heels when playing in Tully Gym.
– Florida State swept both meetings in 2007 – 3-2 away and 3-0 at home.
– FSU has not dropped a match to UNC in Tallahassee since falling 3-2 on Oct. 1, 2000.
Florida State (11-6, 3-4 ACC) vs. NC State (9-12, 3-3 ACC)
Saturday, October 18 at 7:00 pm
Series Record: Florida State leads, 32-5
– The Seminoles are nearly flawless at 16-1 when playing the Wolfpack in Tully Gym.
– FSU is on a 17-match win streak against NC State.
– The last time the Wolfpack came away with the win was back in 1999 on their home turf in Raleigh, NC.
Link to view Saturday’s match on ACC Select:
This weekend continues the month-long `Paint it Pink’ campaign hosted by the Seminole volleyball team with all donations benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For the North Carolina match on Friday, the first 250 fans will receive a free FSU volleyball t-shirt and following Saturday’s match with NC State fans can stick around as the team signs autographs.