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.
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’s Stephanie Williams and Syracuse’s Jalissa Trotter have been named ACC Volleyball Co-Players of the Week, and Clemson’s Gabby Easton has been selected as the Freshman of the Week.
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.
Pitt continued its historic season, extending its win streak to 22 matches, while posting its best ever ACC start (10-0) with a four-set win over co-league leader Louisville on Sunday.
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.
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.
After a four-match road swing, the NC State volleyball team will return to Reynolds Coliseum this weekend as the Wolfpack hosts Virginia and sixth-ranked Pittsburgh in a pair of televised matches.