TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 19 Florida State volleyball team took down Virginia Tech in four sets on Sunday (Sept. 24) afternoon, giving them a perfect weekend at home to open conference play.
The Seminoles dominated in the first set, hitting .273 with 10 kills and only one error. FSU’s defense helped keep it ahead of the Hokies as the Seminoles recorded 17 digs and six team blocks,
In the second set, the Hokies stepped up on offense, outhitting the Seminoles with a .270 hitting percentage. The Virginia Tech defense also found it groove in the second set, recording three more digs than the Seminoles and earning three team blocks to help it win the set 25-23.
The Seminoles bounced back in the third set, with the team’s defense making a showing, earning 11 digs and holding the Hokies to just -.088 hitting in the set. FSU took the third set with its second-largest margin of victory this season at 25-15.
In the fourth set the Seminoles started off strong, leading by as much as 7-2 in the beginning. The Florida State offense stayed tough through the set and cut down on errors to earn a .421 hitting percentage, while the defense earned 16 digs and two team blocks to take the set 25-20 and win the match 3-1.