ACC Conference Roundup
- September 28-30, 2018
It’s a 3-way tie atop ACC standings, as 8th-ranked Pittsburgh, Louisville and Syracuse are all off to 4-0 starts in league play heading into week 7 of the 2018 season. The Panthers are undefeated on the season (15-0), while Louisville is 11-4 and Syracuse is 8-4.
Raise your hand if you're 4-0 in ACC play ✋🍊 pic.twitter.com/L2QjjZABaS
— Syracuse Volleyball (@CuseVB) October 1, 2018
#8 Pittsburgh def. Miami 3-0 (25-15, 25-8, 25-13)
Louisville def. Georgia Tech 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-17)
Florida State def. Virginia 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-21)
Syracuse def. Wake Forest 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-17, 25-21)
Notre Dame def. Clemson 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-23)
Virginia Tech def. North Carolina 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-23)
Duke def. Boston College 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-17)
- With a 3-0 win over Miami, Pittsburgh notched its 3rd-straight sweep in ACC action.
- The Panthers improved to 14-0, the best start to a season in program history, and opened ACC play 3-0 for the third year in a row.
- Miami redshirt senior setter Haley Templeton surpassed the 4,000-career assists mark in the Hurricanes’ loss to the Panthers. She finished the match against Pittsburgh with 18 assists.
- Virginia welcomed a capacity crowd of 1,089 fans to Memorial Gymnasium Friday for its matchup against Florida State.
- Florida State has won 11-straight matches played against Virginia and 40 all time.
- All 7 of the Seminoles’ victories this season have come in straight sets.
- Clemson welcomed the 4th-largest crowd in program history with 1,993 fans present for its match against Notre Dame.
- Georgia Tech lost for the first time in 2018 on its home court, 3-0, to Louisville
- Syracuse used a season-high 18 blocks, the highest recorded in a 4-set ACC match this year, to earn its 7th win in a row over Wake Forest Friday.
- Virginia Tech earned its first 3-0 victory over North Carolina since 2006.
How we feel about being 1️⃣5️⃣-0️⃣.
Also, ❤ you, @PittBand.#OwnIt • #H2P pic.twitter.com/cOlFoeN8DQ
— Pitt Volleyball (@Pitt_VB) September 30, 2018
#8 Pittsburgh def. Florida State 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-17)
Louisville def. Clemson 3-2 (25-21, 21-25, 25-18, 23-25, 16-14)
Wake Forest def. Boston College 3-2 (25-21, 20-25, 25-19, 17-25, 21-19)
Syracuse def. Duke 3-1 (25-18, 26-24, 25-21, 25-17)
Notre Dame def. Georgia Tech 3-2 (28-26, 27-25, 21-25, 22-25, 15-12)
Miami def. Virginia 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 25-18)
NC State def. Virginia Tech 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-23)
- Four players registered double-doubles in Pittsburgh’s 3-1 win over Florida State, including Kayla Lund (14 kills, 13 digs), Stephanie Williams (11 kills, 11 digs), Nika Markovic (11 kills, 10 digs) and Kamalani Akeo (24 assists, 10 digs).
- The Panthers are off to their best start in program history (15-0) and are amidst their longest win streak since 1987, when Pittsburgh won 24-straight matches.
- Pittsburgh is off to a 4-0 start to ACC action for the third year in a row.
- Florida State is the first ACC program to win a set against the Panthers so far this season.
- Four Hurricanes, Elizaveta Lukianova (15), Bridget Wallenberger (13), Kolby Bird (13) and Chloe Brown (12), led Miami to its first road win of the ACC season, over Virginia.
- Virginia’s Grace Turner doubled her previous career-high with 14 digs against Miami, while Jelena Novakovic matched her career-high with 8 blocks.
- Dominique Washington (14) and Grace Rigsbee (10) set career-highs in kills in Georgia Tech’s 5-set loss to Notre Dame.
- In a 3-2 victory over Georgia Tech, Notre Dame’s Charley Niego posted a career-high 23 kills and Zoe Nunez registered a career-high 64 assists.
- Syracuse freshman Polina Shemanova posted career-highs with 25 kills and 18 digs, while sophomore Yuliia Yastrub posted a career-high 14 assists in a 4-set win over Duke.
- With its Sunday victory, NC State has won each of the last four matchups against Virginia Tech.
Movin' on 🆙, Cards have reached top 2️⃣5️⃣ status!
📝 https://t.co/1wLv9inMXV pic.twitter.com/AULVD3fs2O
— Louisville Volleyball (@UofLVolleyball) October 1, 2018
|Wednesday, Oct. 3||Clemson at Georgia Tech||Atlanta, Ga.||7 p.m.|
|Friday, Oct. 5||Duke at Clemson||Louisville, Ky.||5 p.m.|
|NC State at Florida State||Tallahassee, Fla.||6:30 p.m.|
|Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech||Atlanta, Ga.||7 p.m.|
|Wake Forest at Notre Dame||Notre Dame, Ind.||7 p.m.|
|Syracuse at Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh, Pa.||6 p.m.|
|North Carolina at Miami||Coral Gables, Fla.||7 p.m.|
|Boston College at Virginia||Charlottesville, Va.||7 p.m.|