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Canes Top Middle Tennessee, 3-1

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 09/15/2012
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Emani Sims topped her career-high 17 kills yesterday with 18 on Saturday, leading the University of Miami women's volleyball team over Middle Tennessee at the Louisville Tournament inside the KFC Yum! Center.

With the victory, the Canes (9-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast) have now won 14 straight matches at a neutral site, winning by set scores of 26-28, 25-19, 25-22 and 26-24. The Blue Raiders of the Sun Belt Conference moved to 3-11 overall.

Sims, along with two other Miami Hurricanes, registered double-digit kills in the match. Junior Taylor Hollins and freshman Alexis Mourning each tallied 16 kills, with Mourning's being a career-best to go along with her five blocks. Sims and Hollins notched five and three blocks, respectively.

Senior setter Nrithya Sundararaman followed up her 49 assists a day ago with 51 on Saturday, a season high. In addition, she recorded two total blocks and 12 digs in an all-around effort.

Junior Ryan Shaffer led the Canes with 19 digs from the libero position.

The Hurricanes will finish the Louisville Tournament tonight at 7:30 p.m. against No. 12 Louisville. Miami is 1-0 against ranked foes this season, beating No. 6 Florida State on Sept. 7.

The UM 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.

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Schedule
 
Friday, August 28
Volleyball vs. Illinois State
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Saturday, August 29
Volleyball vs. Florida A&M
Coral Gables, Fla.
12:30 PM
Volleyball vs. Kansas State
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:30 PM
Friday, September 04
Volleyball at Missouri State
Springfield, Mo.
7:30 PM
Saturday, September 05
Volleyball at Marquette
Springfield, Mo.
12:00 PM
Volleyball at Oral Roberts
Springfield, Mo.
6:30 PM
Saturday, September 12
Volleyball at Purdue
Baton Rouge, La.
6:00 PM
Sunday, September 13
Volleyball at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
2:00 PM
Thursday, September 17
Volleyball vs. Seattle University
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Friday, September 18
Volleyball vs. UCF
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Friday, September 25
Volleyball at Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla.
7:00 PM
Sunday, September 27
Volleyball at Louisville
Louisville, Ky.
12:30 PM
Friday, October 02
Volleyball vs. Georgia Tech
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Sunday, October 04
Volleyball vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
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