Road Wins Propel Pittsburgh’s Markovic, Ndee to ACC Honors

  0 Wendy Mayer | October 09th, 2017 | ACC, College - Women's Indoor, News

Pittsburgh upset vote-getters Florida State and Miami (Fla.) last week, with Nika Markovic and Chinaza Ndee reaping the rewards with ACC Player and Freshman of the Week nods respectively.

Markovic, a sophomore right side hitter, notched 4.62 kills per set on a .304 hitting effort, while also adding 2.12 digs and 1.12 blocks per set. The Braslovce, Slovenia, native kicked off her efforts with a 21 kill, 13 dig performance against the Seminoles. She followed that with 16 kills and six blocks against the Hurricanes.

Ndee, a middle blocker, registered 2.12 kills per set, while hitting at a .556 clip in the wins. The Jersey Village, Texas, native also put up six blocks on the weekend. The rookie started off with 10 kills on a .562 hitting effort along with three blocks against FSU. Ndee wrapped up the weekend with seven kills and thre blocks against Miami.

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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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