Illinois made a jump back into the top five following a wild week of play.
Pitt’s Stephanie Williams and Syracuse’s Jalissa Trotter have been named ACC Volleyball Co-Players of the Week, and Clemson’s Gabby Easton has been selected as the Freshman of the Week.
Pitt nailed down the top spot in the league at the midway point, edging past Louisville in four sets, while Syracuse, Florida State, Boston College and Miami also held home court.
Pitt vs. Louisville in an ACC table-topping battle, through the eyes of VolleyMob photographer Janna Schulze.
Pitt continued its historic season, extending its win streak to 22 matches, while posting its best ever ACC start (10-0) with a four-set win over co-league leader Louisville on Sunday.
Virginia Tech went the distance to hold home court against Wake Forest, while Florida State, Syracuse and Pitt also won at home. It took five sets for Louisville to get past Virginia and stay perfect with a road win.
Pittsburgh stayed perfect on the year and in ACC play with a quick sweep of Notre Dame on Friday behind double-digit kill tallies by Nika Markovic (16), Layne Van Buskirk (14) and Kayla Lund (10).
NC State freshman Pam Chukwujekwu will have the unique experience of facing off against her sister, Amaka, on Friday night when the Wolfpack takes on Boston College.
Class of 2021 DS/L Caroline Darracott has committed to Virginia Tech.
The Pitt-Louisville matchup has been circled on ACC calendars since the schedule was released. The two teams, both undefeated in conference play, will face off on Sunday in Pittsburgh.