Hurricanes Sweep Wofford To Open 2012

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 08/24/2012
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Behind 28 combined kills from junior Taylor Hollins and sophomore Alexis Mourning, the University of Miami volleyball team opened the 2012 season with a convincing 3-0 victory over Wofford on Friday at the Knight Complex. The Hurricanes hit .462 for the match, the second highest percentage for a match in school history.

UM took the match by the set scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-16.

Hollins, moving to the front row after primarily playing from the back row in previous years, shined with a match-high 15 kills along with 10 digs to pick up her second career double-double. Mourning picked up 13 slammers of her own in 18 attempts.

On defense, junior libero Ryan Shaffer recorded 10 digs to lead Miami. Senior setter Nrithya Sundararaman notched 38 assists.

The Hurricanes will return to the court later on Friday to take on Ole Miss at 7 p.m. The match will be broadcast on wvum.org, with a premium video stream available at Canes All-Access. Live stats will additionally be at hurricanesports.com.

The ticket office is pleased to offer season tickets for both volleyball and soccer for just $50. Season tickets to the home volleyball schedule at the Knight Complex can be purchased for $35, with single match tickets available for as low as $3. Call 1-800-GO-CANES to order your tickets today.

For all the latest information on the Miami Hurricanes, follow the official Twitter feed, @HurricaneSports, or “Like Us” on Facebook at facebook.com/MiamiHurricanes. Follow @CanesVB on Twitter for specific news on UM volleyball.
Schedule
 
Friday, August 29
Volleyball vs. Seton Hall
Coral Gables, Fla
7:00 PM
Saturday, August 30
Volleyball vs. Florida A&M
Coral Gables, Fla.
12:00 PM
Volleyball vs. Florida Gulf Coast
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Friday, September 05
Volleyball at Arkansas-Little Rock
Fort Worth, Texas
10:00 AM
Volleyball at TCU
Fort Worth, Texas
8:00 PM
Saturday, September 06
Volleyball at Prairie View
Fort Worth, Texas
3:30 PM
Friday, September 12
Volleyball at Wisconsin
Madison, Wisc.
7:00 PM
Saturday, September 13
Volleyball at Ball State
Madison, Wisc.
10:00 AM
Volleyball at Missouri State
Madison, Wisc.
5:00 PM
Friday, September 19
Volleyball vs. UNC Greensboro
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Volleyball vs. UNC Greensboro
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Saturday, September 20
Volleyball vs. Missouri
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Friday, September 26
Volleyball vs. Notre Dame
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Sunday, September 28
Volleyball at Duke
Durham, N.C.
1:00 PM
ESPN3
Friday, October 03
Volleyball vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
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