Florida State Volleyball Suffers Tough Loss To Wake Forest
Nov. 3, 2001
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Wake Forest defeated the Lady Seminoles in Winston-Salem tonight 30-21, 30-26, 28-30, 27-30, and 8-15, handing Florida State their second straight conference loss after winning six straight. Florida State rolled past the Demon Deacons in the first two games hitting a combined .207 compared to Wake's .195, but could not close the door on a season sweep of the Deacons.
Florida State was led by junior Dawn Hough, who tied a season high hitting percentage of .556, with 11 kills, two service aces, three block assists and one block solo. Senior Norisha Campbell hit .381 on the night with 20 kills, two block assists and two block solos. This is Campbell's 22nd time in 23 matches this season that she has recorded double digit kills for the Lady Seminoles. Junior Kristin Frye added 10 kills, along with 14 digs, three block assists and four service aces.
"We really played sharp in the first two games tonight and we just let them right back into the match," said head coach Cecile Reynaud. "Wake has been playing great lately, and they continued that tonight."
Wake Forest was led by senior Trina Maso de Mayo, who hit .268 on night, with 26 kills and 29 digs. Margaret Davidson contributed with 17 kills and 16 digs in defeating FSU. As a team, the Demon Deacons hit .241 overall, while the Lady Seminoles hit .180.
With the win Wake Forest moves to 16-8 overall and 9-5 in the ACC, jumping ahead of Florida State in the conference standings. The Lady Seminoles fall to 12-11 on the season and 8-6 in the ACC. Florida State returns home on Tuesday, November 6, 2001, when they look to get back on the winning track against Central Florida at 7 p.m.