WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Virginia Tech volleyball workforce took the primary set, however could not maintain on and fell in 4 units (25-18, 19-25, 21-25, 22-25) to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons Sunday on the highway at Reynolds Health club.
The loss dropped Virginia Tech’s report to 11-16 general and 4-12 in ACC motion.
Cera Powell completed with 14 kills on the day to guide the Hokies assault. Tech had two gamers attain double figures in digs as Hanna Borer had 16 and Maddie Slagle had 11. From the entrance row, Sydney Petersen contributed eight blocks and Cara Lewis added six rejections. The Hokies completed with 12 whole blocks on the day.
» Anabel Zier had a match-high three aces within the loss.
» Sydney Petersen had a match-high eight blocks.
» Virginia Tech by no means trailed on the best way to profitable the primary set 25-18.
» Cera Powell had a team-high 14 kills for Virginia Tech.
» Virginia Tech acquired a team-high 16 digs from Hanna Borer.
» Virginia Tech attackers have been helped by a match-high 40 assists from Hanna Borer.
» Borer recorded her twelfth double-double of the season
How It Occurred
The Hokies gained the primary level and held the lead the remainder of the best way to win the primary set 25-18. Virginia Tech led by as many as eight factors at 12-4 earlier than ending off the set. Virginia Tech additionally supplemented their offense with three aces within the opening set. The Hokies additionally acquired a strong defensive efficiency from a entrance row that blocked 5 Wake Forest assaults. Offensively, the Hokies hit .478 within the first set which was their finest efficiency of the match. Petersen completed with 4 kills to guide the assault.
Virginia Tech misplaced set two 25-19 to tie the match at 1-1. Tech trailed by as many as six factors as Wake Forest grabbed the benefit for good at 15-14 in a set that was tied up 4 occasions earlier than the Demon Deacons took over within the second half. Wake bounced again and hit .238 within the second set, in comparison with a .167 within the first. The Hokies hitting proportion dropped to a .133.
A 3rd-set loss put Virginia Tech behind two units to 1. The Hokies got here up quick by the rating of 25-21. The 2 groups have been tied at 14-14 when Wake took the sting, leaping out on the Hokies 20-17. The Demon Deacons scored the final three factors of the set to take the 2-1 benefit.
Virginia Tech misplaced set 4 and the match, falling 25-22. The Hokies fought again from a nine-point deficit at 14-5, but it surely wasn’t sufficient as Wake Forest held on to win the set. Tech battled, coming inside two at 20-18 after being down by 9. The Hokies fought off two set factors however Wake Forest took the 25-22 win. 4 blocks have been recorded by the Hokies protection in set 4, as Zier led the best way with three. Borer additionally added 5 digs for the protection.
The Hokies are again in motion subsequent Saturday, touring to Boston Faculty to tackle the Eagles at 2 p.m.