Oct. 25, 2007
Tallahassee, Fla. –The Florida State volleyball team plays host to Virginia Tech and Virginia this weekend on Lucy McDaniel Court in Tully Gym. The Seminoles look for a rematch with both the Hokies and the Cavaliers after dropping to each on the road in September.
FSU takes on Virginia Tech this Friday, Oct. 26, and will turn around and play Virginia on Saturday, both matches at 7:00 p.m. As always, admission is free and this weekend’s action can be followed on GameTracker by logging onto Seminoles.com.
Fans are reminded that Saturday’s match begins one hour prior to the FSU vs. Duke football game and parking will be very limited around Tully Gym.
Florida State Quick Notes:
Florida State leads the all-time series against both Virginia (23-13) and Virginia Tech (18-2).
The Seminoles climbed to No. 6 in the ACC after a three-game winning streak on the road. Last week, FSU had dropped to No. 10 following losses to Maryland and Boston College on the road.
FSU junior Mira Djuric continues to lead the conference in service aces with 60 total, averaging 0.80 aces per game.
Florida State remains second in the ACC for service aces with 161 total, only nine behind Boston College.
The Seminoles are also ranked in the top five for hitting percentage (No. 3 with 0.226) and kills (No. 5 with 1,100).
The Seminoles reached .500 in the ACC for the second time this season after defeating UNC, NC State and Miami on the road.
The Seminoles won their first road ACC matches at UNC and NC State last weekend. The last time FSU beat both North Carolina schools on the road was in 2004 when they went undefeated against both at home as well.
After taking down Miami for the second time this season on Oct. 23, FSU won three consecutive road games in a five-day period for the first time since 2001 when they beat Virginia, Maryland and Jacksonville away from Tully Gym.
The win at Miami also marked the first time the Seminoles have won three consecutive conference matches away from Tallahassee since joining the ACC in 1991.