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Hurricanes Drop Match To Illinois State, 3-1

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 09/01/2012
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NORMAL, Ill. - Junior right side Alex Johnson picked up her third double-double of the season, but the University of Miami volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season at Illinois State University, 3-1, on Saturday at the Redbird Classic. Prior to the defeat, UM had won its last 22 non-conference regular season matches.

The Redbirds (3-2), the hosts of the tournament, won by the set scores of 17-25, 25-23, 25-23 and 25-11.

Johnson led the Canes (5-1) with 12 kills to go with 12 digs, while outside hitters Taylor Hollins (11) and Savanah Leaf (10) also recorded double-digit kills. Junior libero Ryan Shaffer paced the visitors with a match-high 19 digs. It was the first true road match for Miami this season.

Brooklyn Hlafka of ISU led the match with 15 kills off the bench.

The Hurricanes will return to the Redbird Classic today at 5:30 p.m. ET to take on Presbyterian.

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
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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
Friday, October 03
Volleyball vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
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