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.
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).
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.
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.
Louisville has garnered the commitment of class of 2021 setter Paige Morningstar.
Senior outside hitter Alyssa Cavanaugh led the way for WKU with 18 kills, while senior right side Sydney Engle turned in a 11-kill, 13 dig double-double in WKU’s sweep of Notre Dame.
Kentucky comes into the first round of the tournament as the unexpected #4 seed in the tournament while they have an easier than normal first two rounds they will see some struggles later on.
Notre Dame upsets N.C. State despite a rally scoring record 106 digs from the Wolfpack
Notre Dame downed its third top 25 foe of the season, hitting at a better than .350 clip in each of the final two stanzas to rally for a five-set win over No. 24 Florida State on Sunday.