Student-athletes from all over the country declared their commitments to play collegiate volleyball by signing national letters of intent during the first day of the NCAA signing period on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Virginia Tech went the distance to hold home court against Wake Forest, while Florida State, Syracuse and Pitt also won at home. It took five sets for Louisville to get past Virginia and stay perfect with a road win.
Class of 2021 DS/L Caroline Darracott has committed to Virginia Tech.
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.
Virginia Tech junior libero Carol Rafferty pulled up a match-high 13 digs as the team faced off with IUPUI to open the Bobcat Invitational in Athens, Ohio, Friday afternoon, joining the 1,000-dig club.
Virginia Tech’s volleyball team will put its perfect record on the line this weekend, traveling to Ohio’s campus to compete in the Bobcat Invitational in Athens, Ohio from Friday-Saturday.