Wake Forest Comes Up Short Against Miami
Andrea Beck recorded eight kills on Friday night

Nov. 9, 2012

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By Nick Sebesta, Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@SIDeacons)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -Andrea Beck had eight kills while Ashlee Rusk had seven but Wake Forest fell to Miami 3-0 (29-31, 17-25, 19-25) in Reynolds Gym on Friday night.

Beck also had seven block assists while Rusk had two solo blocks and four block assists in the match. Kylie Hargreaves had 12 digs and six kills as Danae Rosendall had 26 assists.

The first set proved to be a marathon that eventually went to Miami as the Hurricanes won the set 31-29. In the beginning of the match, Miami pulled away to lead 15-10 while the Demon Deacons stormed back to lead 21-18 after a block from Jazmen Russell and Beck. Both teams kept tying up the score until the Hurricanes ended the match 31-29.

Wake Forest took the initial lead in the second set by going up 4-1but the Hurricanes took control and won 25-17.

In the third set, Hargreaves and Rusk tallied a block to tie the set at three. Using a strong run, Miami led 23-16 until Sam Boesch notched a kill followed by an attack error from the Hurricanes and block from Russell and Rusk as the Deacs struck back. But Miami finished the set 25-19 to win the match 3-0.

Russell had six kills and five block assists in the match while Boesch had four kills and two block assists. The Deacs out-blocked the Hurricanes 13.0-11.0 on the night.

Taylor Hollins and Alexis Mourning each had 12 kills to lead Miami (22-4, 14-2 ACC).

Wake Forest (10-18, 4-12 ACC) hosts No.13 Florida State at 3:30 p.m. in Reynolds Gym on Saturday.



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