Sept. 12, 1997
Volleyball Cruises Past Florida Atlantic
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Lady Seminole volleyball team tied its best start in school history with its eighth win, a 15-3, 15-3, 15-7 sweep of Florida Atlantic in front of 525 fans at Tully Gymnasium.
Florida State (8-0) dominated Florida Atlantic (2-5) from the onset. Outside hitter LaToya Presberry tallied 7 kills over the match's first two games. The entire Florida Atlantic team had just six. Overall, the Lady Seminoles hit .395 on 44 kills while the Owls managed just a .013 hitting percentage on 16 kills.
Individually for Florida State, Presberry, Susan Hawks, and Aisha Thornton each hit over .500 for the match with Presberry and Thornton leading the team with 11 kills each. Setter Fiona Bolton set up the offense with 31 assists and added 13 digs on defense.
Florida State will go for win number nine when it meets Georgia State Saturday afternoon at 12:30 in Tully Gym.