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@CanesVB Drops Weekend Finale at Duke

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 10/27/2013
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DURHAM, N.C. – The University of Miami volleyball team dropped its road match against Duke in three sets Saturday.

The Canes (13-7, 6-4 ACC) fell 25-14,25-18 and 25-20 in the second of this weekend’s two-match road trip to North Carolina.

Miami’s attack amassed 31 total kills with junior outside hitter Savanah Leaf leading all Canes with nine kills against Duke.

Setters Blair Fuentez and Caitilin Donahoe combined for 28 assists, while defensive specialist Ryan Shaffer led the team with 11 digs.

Senior right side Alex Johnson and junior middle blocker Emani Sims each collected a team-high four blocks, while junior middle blocker Alexis Mourning had three blocks and was one of three Hurricanes to finish with six kills against the Blue Devils. Sims and sophomore outside hitter Misty Ma’a also contributed with six kills apiece.

Following this weekend’s trip to Wake Forest and Duke, Miami returns home for the first time since Oct. 13. The Canes will host NC State at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1. Two days later, the Hurricanes will host North Carolina at 1 p.m. in the Knight Sports Complex.

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).

Schedule
 
Friday, October 31
Volleyball at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.
6:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, November 02
Volleyball at NC State
Raleigh, N.C.
1:00 PM
Friday, November 07
Volleyball vs. Louisville
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Sunday, November 09
Volleyball vs. Virginia
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Friday, November 14
Volleyball at Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa.
7:00 PM
Friday, November 21
Volleyball vs. Syracuse
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Sunday, November 23
Volleyball vs. Boston College
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Wednesday, November 26
Volleyball at Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga.
6:00 PM
Friday, November 28
Volleyball at Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla.
1:00 PM
Friday, December 05
Volleyball at NCAA 1st & 2nd Round
TBA
TBA
Friday, December 12
Volleyball at NCAA Regionals
TBA
TBA
Thursday, December 18
Volleyball at NCAA Finals
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
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