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.
With the match tied at 2, and the season on the line, the No. 18-ranked University of Michigan volleyball team pulled off a gritty win over host Pittsburgh (19-25, 25-22, 25-17, 21-25,15-9) on Saturday evening.
Florida State junior outside hitter Payton Caffrey has been named the 2018 ACC Volleyball Player of the Year and headlines the All-ACC Team.
Pitt’s Layne Van Buskirk has been named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week, while Georgia Tech’s Mikaila Dowd and NC State’s Jade Parchment have been selected as Co-Freshmen of the Week.
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.
The top of the standings remains in tact with Pittsburgh on top at 11-1 and Louisville and Florida State right behind at 10-2, but Sunday saw surprise results with both the Panthers and Cardinals falling.
Entering Week 10, there were two undefeated teams left in Division I: BYU out of the West Coast Conference and…
No. 5 Pitt volleyball (22-0, 10-0 ACC) will begin a stretch of four road matches with a contest at Wake Forest (8-14, 3-7 ACC) on Friday.
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.