CLEMSON, S.C. — In its remaining regular-season contest, the Clemson Volleyball group defeated Virginia Tech in 4 units (25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 25-17) in Jervey Fitness center Saturday night. Clemson freshman exterior hitter Camryn Hannah and junior proper aspect Solei Thomas guided the Tigers to their twelfth victory of the season. Hannah posted a match-high 20 kills and hit .395, whereas Thomas concluded her junior marketing campaign with a season-high 18 kills and hit .560.
Clemson additionally acquired sturdy performances from freshman center blocker Colleen Finney and sophomore setter Mckenna Slavik. Finney registered a season-high seven blocks, together with three solos, together with 9 kills. Slavik dished out a match-high 38 assists and dug 16 Hokie assaults, only one dig shy of her profession greatest.
With the win, Clemson concluded its 2020 season with an total file of 12-10 and was 6-10 in ACC matchups. Virginia Tech (6-11, 5-11 ACC) additionally closed out its season on Saturday.
Each groups have been knotted at 12-12 within the opening set, however Clemson outscored the Hokies 13-7 within the remaining 20 performs of the set to win it, 25-19. Hannah posted 5 of her 20 complete kills in sport No. 1 on simply six swings with no errors. Finney and Thomas additionally added 4 kills every. Set No. 1 noticed loads of fluid offense as Clemson hit .538, whereas the Hokies hit .345.
Virginia Tech evened the match 1-1 after incomes the sport two win 25-21 because the Hokies’ 5 unanswered factors early within the set proved to be the distinction. After registering simply three errors within the opening set, the Tigers have been responsible of seven within the second.
Popping out of the break, Hannah continued to remain sizzling because the true freshman posted seven kills within the third body, together with 4 within the Tigers’ 7-3 run to shut out the set. Clemson took sport No. 3, 25-19, with ease. Clemson libero Caitlyn Meeks (7) and setter Mckenna Slavik (6) mixed for 13 digs.
The Tigers carried their momentum into the fourth and remaining sport, using a 9-4 run in the course of the set to assist draw back and seal the match. Clemson claimed the match on a service ace from freshman exterior hitter Cate Lengthy, who fittingly led the Tigers in aces per set all season lengthy.
Lengthy completed Saturday’s match with 9 kills and 9 digs.
This sport was designated as Clemson’s Satisfaction Recreation, celebrating the LGBTQ group, along with Athlete Ally and the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Middle. To study extra about how Clemson College helps the LGBTQ group, visit the Gantt Center here.