Saturday Roundup: 8 Sweeps, 3 Seeds Fall, Michigan Wins Marathon vs. Pitt
Saturday featured 12 matches with the winners earning a ticket to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Eight of the matches ended in sweeps, although two of those provided upsets as No. 9 Creighton and No. 11 USC fell to Washington and San Diego respectively.
Pitt Clinches Share of ACC Crown with 3-1 Win over Florida State
For the second consecutive season, the Pitt volleyball team (27-1, 15-1 ACC) clinched at least a share of the ACC Championship with a 3-1 win at Florida State (17-9, 13-3 ACC) Friday night at Tully Gym.
Perfect Pitt Flies by Wake Forest Saturday, Plus More From the ACC
8th-ranked Pittsburgh, Miami, Notre Dame and Duke continued their upticks with ACC victories Saturday night. Clemson, Georgia Tech and RV Louisville also picked up wins to get back on track.
21-0: Pittsburgh Keeps Streak Alive with Sweep of Notre Dame
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).
ACC: No. 8 Pitt, RV Louisville Stay Knotted in 1st
8th-ranked Pittsburgh, which remains perfect on the season with a 19-0 mark, and Louisville, which is receiving votes this week, are locked atop the ACC volleyball standings with 7-0 records. The Panthers swept past North Carolina, while the Cardinals topped Virginia Tech in straight sets Friday night.
Pitt Stays Perfect with Sweep of Virginia in ACC Opener
Virginia put up 12 blocks, but that did little to stop Pittsburgh from rolling to its 12th straight win of the season.
Pitt Stays Perfect with Two Wins on Day 1 of Panther Invite
The favorites came out on top on Day 1 of the Panther Invitational with No. 13 Pittsburgh winning twice and No. 12 Washington hanging on for a five-set win over Dayton.
#17 Pitt Tops #25 Cal Poly to Close Out 2-0 Opening Day
Both Cal Poly and Pittsburgh entered the final match of Day 1 at the Pitt Panther Challenge with a win under their belts, but in the end, it was the home side that came out 2-0.
VolleyMob’s 2018 Preseason Top 25 Power Rankings: Full List + HMs
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
VolleyMob’s 2018 Preseason Top 25 (#16-20): Pittsburgh Carries the ACC Flag
Pittsburgh comes in at #17 and carries the flag for the ACC in the preseason VolleyMob Top 25.