Oct. 7, 1997
Lady Seminoles Head North To Battle Virginia, Maryland
FSU at Virginia
FSU at Maryland
Lady Seminoles * Record: 15-2. * Conference: 3-1. * Current Streak: Won 3. * Series vs. Virginia: Florida State holds an 11-3 edge over the Cavaliers. UVA took 2 of its 3 series victories in 1996. * Series vs. Maryland: The Lady Seminoles trail in the series 6-8. Florida State has not defeated the Terrapins since the 1994 ACC Tournament.
FSU LATELY3-1 WIN VS CLEMSON
Florida State knocked the Tigers from the ranks of the unbeatens with its win in Tully on the Sunshine Network. Fiona Bolten, Susan Hawks, Kate Hemlepp, and Christy Minko posted career-highs. 3-1 WIN VS GEORGIA TECH The Lady Seminoles finished their weekend sweep with their victory over Georgia Tech. Kate Hemlepp had 13 kills and 5 service aces to lead FSU.
THE OPPONENTSVIRGINIA Cavaliers
* Record: 11-7* (24-11 in 1996). * Conference: 1-2. * Coach: Melissa Aldrich Shelton, 3rd season at UVa. * Starters Returning/Lost: 4/2. * Standouts: Jessica Parsons (3.11 kpg, 1.25 bpg) and Chaire Folga (3.08 kpg, 2.98 dpg) lead the Cavaliers.MARYLAND Terrapins
* Record: 12-0*. (26-5 in 1996). * Conference: 3-0*. * Coach: Janice Kruger, 10th year at Maryland. * Starters Returning/Lost: 3/3. * Standouts: The Terrapins are led by Elizabeth Efron (4.19 kpg, 3.02 dpg) and Katie Jentes (3.15 kpg).
* FSU is the second of 4 matches for Virginia this week. UVa will travel to Virginia Commonwealth Tuesday and host Duke and Wake Forest on Saturday and Sunday.
* The Lady Seminoles are the last of 3 matches for Maryland this weekend. The Terps will host Duke and Wake Forest before their match with FSU.LAST YEAR
* The Lady Seminoles were swept by both Virginia and Maryland during the regular season. FSU lost 3-1 to each team in their last meeting in November of 1996.OPPONENT NOTES
* Maryland is off to its best start in history at 12-0 and a #18 ranking in the latest AVCA/USA Today national poll.
A CAREER WEEKEND
Susan Hawks notched 14 kills against the Tigers. Freshman Kate Hemlepp bettered her previous highs from this season with 14 kills, 35 attempts, and 3 block assists against Clemson then smoked the Yellow Jackets for 5 service aces Sunday. Defensive specialist Christy Minko dug up 15 balls, her career-high, against Clemson on Friday.
BROKEN BOLTEN BENCHED
IN THE RANKS
BIG ON THE BLOCK
ADD A THOUSAND
THE OPPONENTS' BATTLE
PLAY THE PERCENTAGES
A DOZEN TO START
GAME AFTER GAME
HONORS & AWARDS
FLORIDA STATE CLASSIC August 29-30, Tallahassee, FL Susan Hawks, Most Valuable Player Fiona Bolten & LaToya Presberry, All Tournament Team ALL-SPORT(R)/MICHIGAN CHALLENGE SEPTEMBER 5-6, ANN ARBOR, MI LaToya Presberry, Most Valuable Player Fiona Bolten & Kate Hemlepp, All-Tournament Team ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE week of SEPTEMBER 1-7 LaToya Presberry, Player of the Week Kate Hemlepp, Rookie of the Week week of SEPTEMBER 8-14 Aisha Thornton, Co-Player of the Week Kate Hemlepp, Rookie of the Week week of SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 6 Kate Hemlepp, Rookie of the Week
BY THE NUMBERSFSU in the ACC:
The Lady Seminoles have remained to the top of several team and individual statistical categories following six weeks of action for ACC schools. Hitting Percentage 1 Aisha Thornton .417 2 Susan Hawks .389 9 LaToya Presberry .319 Assists per Game 2 Fiona Bolten 12.79 Digs per Game 10 LaToya Presberry 2.87 Kills per Game 3 LaToya Presberry 3.91 9 Aisha Thornton 3.41 Service Aces per Game 1 Holly Schneider 0.65 Blocks per Game 3 Susan Hawks 1.40 9 Aisha Thornton 1.13TEAM
Hitting Percentage 1 Florida State .309 Kills per Game 1 Maryland 17.14 2 Florida State 15.74 Service Aces per Game 1 Georgia Tech 2.19 2 Florida State 1.94 Blocks per Game 1 Clemson 3.47 4 Florida State 2.63
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE STANDINGS
Through Tuesday, October 7th School Conf Ovrll Games 1 Maryland 3-0 12-0 36-6 2 N. Carolina 4-1 10-6 33-23 3 Florida State 3-1 15-2 46-9 4 Clemson 3-1 15-1 46-16 5 Duke 2-2 6-10 29-32 6 Virginia 1-2 11-7 38-28 7 Georgia Tech 1-3 8-11 30-37 8 Wake Forest 1-3 7-10 28-37 9 NC State 0-5 5-14 26-48
Next up for the Lady Seminoles, FSU will host a trio of games for Parents Weekend.
FLORIDA STATE VS SOUTH ALABAMA Friday, October 23th at 7:00 FLORIDA STATE VS DUKE Friday, October 24th at 5:00 FLORIDA STATE VS WAKE FOREST Sunday, October 26th at 1:00 * Televised on the Sunshine Network