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Seminole Volleyball Hosts Top ACC Teams On Homecoming Weekend

Nov. 12, 2008

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following a successful pair of ACC road wins over Boston College and Maryland, Florida State must play host to two tough competitors in the conference: Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Seminoles enter the weekend at 17-8 overall and tied for third in the league at 9-6; the Tigers share the top spot with Duke and North Carolina at 19-7 and 11-4 in the ACC while the Yellow Jackets are in a two-way tie for second at 18-7 and 10-5.

Both matches are part of Florida State’s “Unconquered Legacy” Homecoming Week and live stats will be available through GameTracker on

Senior Night is Friday and will honor the sole Seminole senior this season, libero Ashlee Moon.

Florida State (17-8, 9-6 ACC) vs. Clemson (19-7, 11-4 ACC)
Friday, November 14 at 7:00 pm (LIVE on GameTracker)
Series Record: Florida State leads, 21-19
In Tallahassee: 11-7
In Clemson: 7-11
Neutral: 3-1
ACC: 14-17
Seminoles’ Current Streak: Lost 5
Coach Poole’s Record: 0-1
Last Meeting: Oct. 4, 2008 in Clemson, S.C., Seminoles lost (3-0)
– The Seminoles are 11-7 when playing in Tully Gym and 7-11 when facing Clemson on the road.
– Florida State looks to break a five-match losing streak against the Tigers with the last win to Clemson coming in 2005.
– Clemson is the defending ACC Champion and was projected to repeat in the preseason poll this year. The Tigers are currently in a three-way tie for first in the conference.

Florida State (17-8, 9-6 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech (18-7, 10-5 ACC)
Sunday, November 16 at 1:00 pm (LIVE on GameTracker)
Series Record: Georgia Tech leads, 26-9
In Tallahassee: 6-9
In Atlanta: 3-14
Neutral: 0-3
ACC: 9-23
Seminoles’ Current Streak: Lost 2
Coach Poole’s Record: 0-1
Last Meeting: Oct. 3, 2008 in Atlanta, Ga., Seminoles lost (3-0)
– The Seminoles are 6-9 when playing at home against the Yellow Jackets.
– Florida State split the series with Georgia Tech last season, winning 3-1 at home then dropping a 3-1 on the road.
– The Ramblin’ Wreck was projected to finish second in the Preseason ACC Poll and are currently tied for second with Miami, both with a 10-5 conference record.

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