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Clemson (4-2) hosts South Carolina (3-2)

MATCH SETUP

  • 🆚 Opponent: Caroline from the south
  • 🗓 Date hour : Tuesday, September 6 • 7 p.m.
  • 📍 Location: Clemson, SC | Jersey Gymnasium
  • 📺 Watch: ACCNX
  • 📊 Statistics: Live statistics

Clemson: List | Schedule | Match notes (PDF)

Car park: Jervey’s parking lot and Lot 5 are free and open, except for ADA parking (for fans with a state-issued sign) in designated locations. Fans are encouraged to use these two grounds for Jervey Gym matches.


OVERVIEW

  • Clemson wraps up their home stand by taking on South Carolina in the Palmetto Series presented by SC Education Lottery
  • The last time the Tigers and Gamecocks met was on September 3, 2021, the Tigers retired in four sets.
  • Tuesday’s game marks the first time the two teams have met at Jervey Gym since September 12, 2019
  • Clemson last beat the Gamecocks, 3-1, on September 5, 2014
  • The Tigers’ last victory over South Carolina in Jervey dates back to September 6, 2013 when the Tigers won 3-2
  • Last weekend, Clemson went 1-2 at the Clemson Invitational after taking down Jacksonville State and The Citadel in five sets and sweeping Gardner-Webb in three

CAM CAN

  • Junior Camryn Hannah has taken on the role of Clemson’s go-to striker
  • Hannah ranks seventh in the conference in knockouts per set (3.59) and sixth in points per set (4.30)
  • She’s had at least 20 kills in every game this season and leads the program in kills (79)

COMING OFF THE BENCH

  • The Tigers have seen strong performances come from off-bench players
  • The one who made an impact during the Clemson Invitational was rookie Sophie Catalano. Catalano finished the weekend with six kills, six aces, 12 digs and a block in 13 sets played
  • Another impact player off the bench is sophomore Azyah Dailey. Dailey finished with 32 eliminations in 13 sets at the Clemson Invitational while adding five blocks
  • Rookie Becca Micelle also provided a spark for the Tigers with 31 digs and an ace while posting a perfect receiving percentage

CLARK CONSTANT

  • Senior Ani Clark has appeared in over 70 matches and over 240 sets during her college campaign
  • In the first weekend at BOB, Clark recorded 31 kills in three games while maintaining a .605 hit percentage.
  • She was second in the NCAA in field goal percentage (.605) among Division I players, while leading the ACC after Week 1.
  • At net, Clark has totaled 42 solo blocks and 136 assists during his career.

DIGGING AHEAD

  • Sophomore Devan Taylor has started at liber in every game this season
  • In the 2022 season opener, Taylor set a career-high for digs with 27 against Austin Peay, surpassing his previous mark of 24 against Virginia last season.
  • She leads the team with 107 digs and is third in the conference with 4.65 digs per set.
  • She leads the conference in total digs and is 35th in the NCAA with 107
  • Taylor also added seven aces during the season, which is tied for second on the team.

AVCA ACADEMIC AWARD

  • The volleyball team won the 2021-22 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award after finishing with a team GPA of 3.36
  • Last spring, every member of the program wore a 3.0 GPA or higher to boast a program high 3.5 GPA for the semester

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