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Florida State Volleyball Seeded Fourth In ACC Championship

Nov. 15, 2004

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The fourth-seeded Florida State volleyball team, winners of five of its last six matches, received a bye in the first round of the 2004 ACC Tournament in Charlottesville, Va., and will battle fifth-seeded North Carolina Friday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Both teams ended the season with a 9-7 ACC record. FSU is 18-10 overall while UNC is 16-14 on the season.

The match-up between the Seminoles and Tar Heels will be the third time this season the two squads have faced-off with FSU owning a 2-0 record. Florida State won both matches in four games. Ironically, the Seminoles lost the third game in both matches by scores of 27-30 and 28-30. They won the first games with an identical 30-27 mark, games two had scores of 30-25, 30-21 and the fourth games were 30-28 and 30-19.

In the Kress era, FSU is 3-2 in the ACC Championship with both losses coming against Georgia Tech.

Junior outside hitter Kristen Rust (Cincinnati, Ohio/McAuley HS) averaged 5.75 kills and 5.00 digs per game this season versus the Tar Heels. Freshman Summer Weissing (Boca Raton, Fla./Olympic Heights HS) tallied an impressive 6.88 digs per game during the eight games. Senior middle blockers Aisha Carr (Dallas, Texas/Skyline HS) and Amanda Santos (Minas Gerais, Brazil/College of S. Idaho), each hit over .500 percent, respectively, in matches versus North Carolina.

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School…Conference Record

1. Georgia Tech (16-0)

2. Miami (11-5)

3. Duke (10-6)

T4. Florida State (9-7)

T4. North Carolina (9-7)

6. Virginia (8-8)

T7. Clemson (7-9)

T7. Virginia Tech (7-9)

T7. Maryland (7-9)

10. Wake Forest(4-12)

11. NC State (0-16)


First Round: Thursday, November 18

Game 1: #8 Virginia Tech vs. #9 Clemson, 2:30 p.m.

Game 2: #7 Maryland vs. #10 Wake Forest, 5:00 p.m.

Game 3: #6 Virginia vs. #11 NC State, 7:30 p.m.

Second Round: Friday, November 19

Game 4: #1 Georgia Tech vs. Game 1 Winner

Game 5: #4 Florida State vs. #5 North Carolina

Game 6: #2 Miami vs. Game 2 Winner

Game 7: #3 Duke vs. Game 3 Winner

Semifinals: Saturday, November 20

Game 8: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner

Game 9: Game 6 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner

Finals: Sunday, November 21

Game 10: Game 8 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner
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