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@CanesVB Beats Georgia Tech 3-1

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 10/05/2013
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ATLANTA – The University of Miami volleyball team beat Georgia Tech in four sets, completing another undefeated weekend of ACC play.

The Canes (11-3, 4-0 ACC), who beat Clemson in four sets on Friday night, defeated the Yellow Jackets Saturday night 21-25, 25-19, 25-20 and 25-18. A week ago, Miami defeated conference foes Boston College and Syracuse.

Miami’s attack was led by junior Savanah Leaf’s 15 kills. The outside hitter also added 15 digs, recording her team-leading eighth double-double of the season. Sophomore Misty Ma’a also registered a double-double, tallying 12 kills and 11 digs against the Yellow Jackets.

Senior Alex Johnson was the third Hurricane to record double-digit kills with 14. Junior middle blocker Emani Sims was efficient with her attacks, collecting nine kills in 16 attempts for a .562 attack percentage.

Blair Fuentez kept Miami’s hitters active, collecting 47 assists. The junior setter also added a pair of blocks and a service ace against Georgia Tech.

Defensively, junior middle blocker Alexis Mourning led the Canes with four blocks, while senior defensive specialist Ryan Shaffer collected a team-high 21 digs.

The Hurricanes return to Coral Gables to host Pitt in their ACC home opener Friday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Knight Sports Complex. Miami will host Maryland on Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. in their annual “Dig Pink” match to help raise money for breast cancer research.

Miami volleyball season tickets are available for $35. Canes fans can also purchase a combined season ticket package for volleyball and soccer for $50. Single-game volleyball tickets are just $5 for adults and $3 for youth (Ages 3-17). For more information or to purchase tickets, visit CanesTix.com or call 305-284-2263.

For all the latest information on Miami Hurricanes volleyball, follow the official Twitter feed, @CanesVB, or "Like Us" on Facebook at facebook.com/UMVolleyball. The program is also on Instagram (CanesVB).

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