Sept. 19, 1997
Florida State Volleyball Wins First Two Games in Tournament
BOCA RATON, FL -- Florida State's volleyball team defeated Florida International and Florida Atlantic in three games each in their first two matches of the Florida Atlantic Tournament. The two wins helped improve the Lady Seminole's record best start in program history to 11-0.
Florida State defeated Florida International 15-9, 15-5, and 15-4, in an early afternoon match. Susan Hawks led the team with 9 kills, followed by Susan Johnson and Latoya Presberry, both with 8 kills each.
In the night match, Florida State defeated Florida Atlantic, for the second time this season, 15-3, 15-7, and 15-6. Fiona Bolten tallied 44 assists, while also showing a strong defensive effort with 10 digs. Latoya Presberry and Aisha Thornton both contributed double-digit kills for the game with 13 and 11, respectively.
The Lady Seminole's next game in the tournament is tomorrow at 12:30 versus Mercer.