Deacs Come Up Short at Maryland
Nov. 2, 2012
By Nick Sebesta, Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@SIDeacons)
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Kylie Hargreaves tallied 13 kills on Friday night but it was not enough as Maryland defeated Wake Forest 3-1 (23-25, 25-20, 23-25, 24-26).
Maryland jumped out early in the first set, leading 8-2 before the Demon Deacons staged a rally. After slimming the Terrapins lead to 21-20, the Deacs kept fighting as Maryland led 24-23 after a kill from Kristin Grissom. But the Terps finished the set out 25-23.
Wake Forest led 3-1 in the second set after a solo block from Grissom. The Deacs were in control for much of the frame and opened it to a 23-17 lead. Hargreaves buried a kill to end the set for Wake Forest 25-20 and tying the match up at one.
In the third set, Maryland led early before Wake Forest grabbed a hold of the lead with a 16-15 advantage for the Deacs. The Terps kept battling and took the close set 25-23.
Maryland made a huge comeback in the fourth set to upend the Deacs 26-24. Wake Forest rolled to a 21-12 lead following a solo block from Beck, but Maryland came back to win 26-24.
Ashleigh Crutcher had 23 kills for Maryland (13-13, 4-10 ACC) while Adreene Elliot had 10.
Wake Forest (9-17, 3-11 ACC) head to Boston College on Sunday for a match at noon.