Two-time AVCA All-America Honorable Mention outside hitter Stephanie Williams was kept out of Pittsburgh’s win over Pepperdine.
Pittsburgh comes into 2018 as the favorite in the ACC with a wide-open order of teams throughout.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Pittsburgh comes in at #17 and carries the flag for the ACC in the preseason VolleyMob Top 25.
Pittsburgh is the preseason favorite to win the ACC followed by a contentious battle throughout.
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).
Colorado will be a dark-horse in the Pac-12 as they look to build on a breakout 2017; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 (#16-20).
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.
MATCH STATS No. 1 Penn State def. Pittsburgh 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19) Penn State moves to 31-1; Pittsburgh ends…
Sophomore right side Nika Markovic notched a 17-kill, 13-dig double-double and four blocks to lead a quartet of Pitt players with double-doubles in Pittsburgh’s first round win. Meanwhile, Penn State held Howard to .085 in a four-set win in Match 2 in University Park.