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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – UNC Greensboro volleyball (6-8) lost both of its matches in Saturday’s action of the Jefferson Cup, falling to Lehigh 3-1 (23-25, 20-25, 26-24, 17-25) in the first match before a 3-0 decision against Virginia in the evening (13-25, 18-25, 21-25). 

With the Jefferson Cup complete, the Spartans have finished off the non-conference portion of the schedule and will now focus on Southern Conference competition beginning this weekend. 

Three Things To Know Vs. Virginia 
--Freshman Gabriela McHugh posted a team-high 24 assists. She accounted for 24 of Spartans’ 27 assists in the match. 

--Freshman Elayne Grisbee recorded two of the Spartans’ four blocks.  

-- This was the second all-time meeting with Virginia, with the other match taking place on Sept. 6, 1996. 

Three Things To Know Vs. Lehigh 
--Junior Maria Esch posted game highs in points (24.5) and kills (21). She also added two blocks during the match’s action. 

--Sophomore Mandy Garvins led the Spartans in digs with 14. 

--This was the second all-time meeting between UNCG and Lehigh, with the first match between the schools coming during the 1994 season. 

Up Next
The Spartans will turn their attention to SoCon play, starting with a home match against Western Carolina on Friday, Sept. 27. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m. 

UNCG Volleyball is celebrating 50 years of wonderful memories dedicated to celebrating current and former student-athletes, coaches and staff who have made an impact on our family. The program will be hosting a special celebration the weekend of Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19. 

For more information and a schedule of events, click here.

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