Sunday, 3 December 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

VB Welcomes Virginia Tech And Wake Forest To Carmichael Arena

VB Welcomes Virginia Tech And Wake Forest To Carmichael Arena

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Carolina volleyball team (10-11, 4-8 ACC) is back in Carmichael this weekend for a pair of ACC clashes. The Tar Heels host Virginia Tech at 6 p.m. on Friday and Wake Forest at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Both matches will be streamed on ACCNX. Kyle Straub and Matt Krause will be on Friday’s call, while Kyle Straub and Corey Carlin will call Sunday’s match against the Demon Deacons. Admission to both matches is free.


VS. VIRGINIA TECH (12-11, 2-10 ACC)

Series: UNC leads the series 31-9 and is 18-1 at home against the Hokies

Last Time: UNC defeated Virginia Tech in four sets on Oct. 9, 2022, in Blacksburg

Trend: The Tar Heels have won the last three matches and four of the last five     

Watch (ACCNX) | Live Stats          

VS. WAKE FOREST (16-7, 7-5 ACC)

Series: UNC leads the series 54-19 and is 27-5 at home vs. the Deacons

Last time: Wake Forest earned a four-set victory on Oct. 7, 2022, in Winston-Salem

Trend: The Tar Heels have won two of the last three and four of the last six

Watch (ACCNX) | Live Stats 


  • Mabrey Shaffmaster has had two double doubles in the last three matches and has had double-digit kills in five of the last six matches. Shaffmaster ranks No. 3 in kills in conference play, averaging 3.76 kills per set, No. 3 in aces (.42/set) and No. 3 in points (4.41/set)      
  • Freshman Sydney Nolan played in all eight sets against Duke and NC State, hitting .600 with 16 kills, a team-best 10 blocks and a pair of solo blocks
  • Freshman Zoe Behrendt tallied her first career double-double against NC State with 33 assists and 12 digs 
  • Graduate Kaya Merkler is just six blocks shy career block No. 300 and Shaffmaster is just one block away from career block No. 100


  • During Friday’s match we will welcome back our Carolina volleyball alumni and honor Coach Joe Sagula and his career
  • The first 250 students at Friday’s match against Virginia Tech will receive a ‘Block Party’ t-shirt 

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