“I said, ‘coach, I’m not a little girl, throw me the ball. I can catch it.’ And once I told him that, he started throwing me the ball. He said, ‘oh, you really can catch,’” Powell said. “The same thing you expect from a man on the job is the same you should expect from a woman.”
Wide receivers put on notice, Lashlee continues to produce and why there are no energy vampires this year
No matter how poorly certain players or position groups played against Pittsburgh, the mere fact that Miami won the game is a huge step in the right direction for the program.
With two more matches remaining in the 2020 season, there is not much to say about the Miami Hurricanes, seven matches through Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Hurricanes sit at 0-7 and have been outscored 27-2 through those matches.
In front of 9,000 fans, Miami took care of what mattered most and kept hope alive to make it to the ACC Championship Game. But the Canes (4-1, 3-1 ACC) have items to take care of before taking the field next.
With a 3-0 victory over the Florida State Seminoles in the season finale on Friday, Miami volleyball (5-3, 5-3 ACC) concluded what has easily been the program’s best overall season in recent memory.
While it wasn’t a dominating performance by any means, the No. 13 ranked Miami Hurricanes managed to pull out a 31-19 win over the Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday afternoon.
There are no two teams in college football that need a win this weekend more than Pittsburgh and Miami.
“It wasn’t like we were throwing into double coverage all night. We lost every one-on-one battle there was. We will have to be creative to help our guys free up and get some completions and get some things to get us going,” Lashlee said.
The Canes lost the first match of the series in five sets, but rebounded and swept the Tigers in the series finale, winning each set by no less than six points.
There were isolated highlights, but the nation saw that the Canes (3-1, 2-1 ACC) have a great deal of work to do before returning to college football’s elite.