TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Florida State Volleyball continues its strong spring season with a 3-0 sweep (25-19, 25-22, 25-19) over Duke on Friday afternoon at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
“We played great overall today,” FSU Head Coach Chris Poole said. “A lot of different players stepped up at key moments in the match. We will need to come out tomorrow with the same intensity and focus.”
The Seminoles (7-3, 4-3) are now 6-0 this spring. They got their first road win in as many tries in the new season behind a strong performance from sophomore middle blocker Emma Clothier and her seven kills and six blocks. Clothier hit .636 in the match, not record a single attack error in 11 swings.
Redshirt senior setter Olivia Dailey was outstanding with 29 assists and 13 digs for a double-double showing. Dailey added three kills on the day and an impressive five blocks.
In three sets, the Seminoles totaled 10 team blocks and attacked at an efficient .294 clip. Duke hit .195 for the match and tallied just five team blocks.
Sophomore outside hitter Jessica Nunge was also efficient in the winning effort, getting six kills and eight digs and recording a .312 hitting percentage.
Libero Caroline Golden added nine digs in the win.
FSU returns for a second match at Duke in what will be considered a non-conference contest at 11 a.m. on ACC Network Extra.