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Mariah Bell recovers from a dive.  Dagmar Seppala | Staff Photographer

Pitt volleyball fails to secure NCAA Tournament bid

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer November 30, 2015

Closing out its season with two home wins may not have guaranteed a berth to the NCAA Tournament, but after splitting two matches last week, Pitt’s volleyball team will never know whether it would have...

Mariah Bell serves the ball against Syracuse Sunday afternoon.  Dagmar Seppala | Staff Photographer

Volleyball splits weekend, drops first home match of season

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer November 22, 2015

With only four more conference games left when it entered the weekend, Pitt volleyball’s most impressive resumé chip for the NCAA Tournament was its undefeated home record — but now, that mark has...

Amanda Orchard prepares to spike the ball.  Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer

Volleyball splits final two road matches of the season

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer November 15, 2015

Pitt volleyball experienced the power of time firsthand when two foes the team dominated in September now plagued it over the weekend. The Panthers (21-7, 11-5 ACC) lost 3-0 to North Carolina on Friday...

Middle Blocker Jenna Potts preps for a return hit.  Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer

Pitt volleyball splits a pair of weekend road matches

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer November 8, 2015

Dan Fisher knew a win over No. 22 Louisville this weekend would sharpen Pitt volleyball’s NCAA Tournament chances, especially given his team’s season-long road struggles. That upset win never came,...

Pitt volleyball continues strong home play with weekend wins

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer November 2, 2015

There’s just something about the Fitz. No matter who has come to play the Pitt volleyball team at the Fitzgerald Field House, the Panthers have come out victorious this season. The Panthers kept...

Kadi Kullerkann celebrates a point for Pitt volleyball.  Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer

For the kill: Kullerkann ends journey from native Estonia with Pitt volleyball

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer October 15, 2015

Kadi Kullerkann did not think a recruiting trip to the United States five years ago would involve babysitting a Marquette volleyball coach’s child. She also didn’t think the trip from her native Estonia...

Kadi Kullerkann winds up for a spike.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

Pitt volleyball wins two road ACC matches

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer October 11, 2015

Losing can either send a team into a spiral or provide motivation to improve — this weekend, Pitt volleyball coach Dan Fisher made sure it was the latter. After dropping two tough matches in Virginia...

Amanda Orchard prepares for a spike.  Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer

Road woes continue for Pitt volleyball in weekend losses

October 4, 2015

Pitt’s volleyball team can’t handle its homesickness this season. After dropping two matches over the weekend at Virginia Tech and Virginia, the Panthers have sunk to 1-4 in road matches this season...

Kadi Kullerkann expertly returns a volley from NC State. Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer

Pitt volleyball sweeps ACC opening weekend against North Carolina State, North Carolina

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer September 27, 2015

A raucous house full of dancing, cheering fans watched Pitt open its ACC schedule with two impressive wins this weekend at the Fitzgerald Field House. The Panthers (12-2, 2-0 ACC) faced off against the...

Kadi Kullerkann goes up to spike a ball.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

Pitt volleyball starts ACC slate against red hot North Carolina State, North Carolina

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer September 24, 2015

Good times never felt so good as the Panthers kick off their ACC schedule with two visits from North Carolina teams. Pitt volleyball, winner of three straight games, hopes to keep its momentum going as...

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