Florida State junior outside hitter Payton Caffrey has been named the 2018 ACC Volleyball Player of the Year and headlines the All-ACC Team.
Three players joined the 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club on Week 9 as Auburn’s Brenna McIlroy, College of Charleston’s Devon Rachel and American’s Aleksandra Kazala each crossed the 1,000 digs mark.
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.
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).
Following this week of action, 8th-ranked Pittsburgh and RV Louisville are share the ACC lead with 8-0 records at the halfway point. The Panthers are perfect on the season at 20-0, while the Cardinals are 15-4.
After a slow start, Louisville went on to take a five-set win over Notre Dame to stay perfect in ACC play at 7-0.
8th-ranked Pittsburgh and Louisville remain at the top of ACC standings with 6-0 marks following week 6 of NCAA volleyball action. Miami, Duke, Syracuse, Clemson and Florida State also registered victories to close out the weekend.
Six of the seven home teams won in ACC play on Friday night with Virginia Tech upsetting Georgia Tech the lone exception. It took five sets, but Virginia held home court vs. Boston College.
Syracuse, Boston College, Miami, Louisville and Florida State earned ACC victories on Sunday to join 9th-ranked Pittsburgh at the top of the conference leaderboard after week 1 action.
9th-ranked Pittsburgh cruised to an ACC victory at Virginia Tech in straight sets to remain undefeated on the season, while RV Louisville outlasted NC State in 4. A total of 6 sweeps occurred in Friday action with Florida State, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Miami and Boston College emerging victorious.