DURHAM, NC —The Virginia Tech volleyball team fell to the Duke Blue Devils in straight sets (12-25, 13-25, 20-25) Sunday on the road at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
The loss dropped Virginia Tech’s record to 12-13 overall and 2-12 in ACC play.
» Hailey Pearce had a team-high one ace in the loss.
» Ava Francis had a team-high six kills for Virginia Tech.
» Virginia Tech got a team-high 10 digs from Iliana Rodriguez.
» Virginia Tech attackers were helped by a team-high 16 assists from Hanna Borer.
» Virginia Tech had five attackers with at least four kills.
How It Happened
SET 1 | The Hokies fell behind early, dropping a tough first set 25-12. Virginia Tech trailed by as many as 13 points as Duke never gave up the lead in a set that was knotted up just once before the Blue Devils took control.
SET 2 | Virginia Tech fell in the second set 25-13, digging a 2-0 hole in the match. Virginia Tech trailed by as many as 12 points as Duke grabbed the advantage for good at 9-8 in a set that was tied up three times before the Blue Devils took over the lead.
SET 3 | Virginia Tech couldn’t prolong the match and lost in set number three. The Hokies fell behind on the first point and never took the lead before losing the set 25-20.