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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
9th-ranked Pittsburgh, one of 6 remaining undefeated Division I volleyball programs nationally, is viewed as the heavy favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship this year. VolleyMob and a vote of league coaches in the preseason were unanimous.
Sophomore Maddie Goings led Oregon State to an upset victory over #22 Iowa State in 5 sets on Saturday with career-high kill and dig totals inside Hilton Coliseum.
Iowa State, Ole Miss and Oregon State each got their first win of 2018 under their belts at the Iowa State Challenge on Friday in a mixed bag of results. Caroline Adams (Ole Miss) and Hali Hillegas (ISU) each reached the 1,000 dig milestone on the day.
Thirty-seven Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes were selected to the 2017 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team, headlined by Miami’s Olga Strantzali, the 2017 ACC Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, as announced today by the league office.