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Coaches Corner: Opening ACC Play With A Win

By: Sam Lane Email
By: Sam Lane Email

The most important games on a schedule are those within the conference. For three FSU sports, they opened ACC play in the win collum, starting what Coaches also call the second season, off on the right foots. The defneding ACC champions, FSU Volleyball downed in state and conference rival Miami on the road for their first ACC win of the season.
FSU head volleyball coach Chris Poole adds,
"The ACC righ tnow has seven teams in the top 50 in the country. While we're leading the ACC in RPI, at the same time there's a lot of good teams. We know that every time we play, those teams are going to be ready to knock us off. We know we've got that big target on our back this year, we're not a secret to every one now."
FSU soccer followed suit with their first conference win at Miami as well with goals from Tori Huster and Amanda DaCosta.
FSU head scooer coach Mark Krikorian adds,
"It's no different than any other year. It's part of the reason why we come to the ACC, for the competition. We know that top to bottom it's a great conference and that any or all of the teams could end up in the ACC tournament."
As for football, they opened conference play by making a statement, by shutting out Wake Forest.
FSU Head football coach Jimbo Fisher says,
"I tip my hat to them. There a very good team, well coached, Jim does a great job over there. It's great to have that first ACC win and to get things started on the right note."


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