Oct. 22, 1999
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Fourth-year middle blocker Jessica Parsons (Green
Oaks, Ill./Libertyville) and third-year middle hitter Deanna Zwarich
(Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission) combined for 30 kills, 15 digs and
nine blocks in leading the Virginia volleyball team to a 3-0 (15-8, 15-13,
15-5) win over Florida State Friday evening at University Hall. With the
win, the Cavaliers improve to 14-6 overall and 7-3 in the ACC, while the
Lady Seminoles drop to 8-14 overall and 1-8 in the conference.
Parsons hit an impressive .520 (15 kills, 2 errors, 25 attempts) and added
seven total blocks, including two solo stops, in the win. Zwarich led the
‘Hoos with 12 digs in addition to her team-high tying 15 kills.
Fourth-year setter Mary Frances Scott (Phoenix, Ariz./Xavier College Prep)
notched a match-high 51 assists (17.0 per game), and in the process moved
into third place on the all-time ACC assist list. She now has 5,519
assists in her career to move past UNC graduate Sherri Kroeger’s (1985-88)
former third place mark of 5,513. In the match, Scott also added six digs,
four kills, two service aces and two blocks. Third-year outside hitter
Andrea Fischer (Santa Barbara, Calif./Santa Barbara) rounded out the
Cavaliers in double-figure kills with 12 and she also contributed five
Florida State was led by junior outside hitter Jennifer Werrick and senior
middle hitter Aisha Thornton who tallied 14 and 13 kills, respectively.
Werrick also tied freshman setter Jamie Hibbard for team-high honor in digs
with nine. Hibbard dished out 38 set assists as well.
Virginia hit an impressive .374 (61 kills, 18 errors, 115 attempts) in the
victory. The Lady Seminoles only hit .155 (45 kills, 27 errors, 116
attempts) in the match. The Cavaliers also held a big advantage in blocks
as they registered 10 as a team, compared to just two by Florida State.
After spotting Florida State a 2-0 in game one, UVa came back to tie it at
3-3 and then put the next seven points on the board en route to a 15-8 win.
Virginia registered five service aces and five team blocks in the game. In
the second game, the Cavaliers raced out to a 5-1 lead, but the Seminoles
came back to take a 12-5 advantage. The ‘Hoos stormed back to tie the
match at 13-13 and then scored the final two points for a 15-13 win.
Virginia jumped out to a 7-1 lead in the third game and cruised to a 15-5
win. The Cavaliers hit an impressive .633 (20 kills, 1 error, 30 attempts)
in the victory that clinched the match.
Virginia concludes its five-match homestand on Saturday, October 23, when
it hosts Duke at 7:00 p.m. in University Hall.
Virginia 3, Florida State 0
Game Scores 1 2 3 Final Score Florida State (8-14, 1-8) 8 13 5 -- 0 Virginia (14-6, 7-3) 15 15 15 -- 3
Time of Match: 1:27