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Four Panthers make All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team

Pitt's Jenna Potts (14) and Kamalani Akeo (3) both received All-ACC Academic honors Thursday. Meghan Sunners | Assistant Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

After capping a record-breaking career on the court, senior middle blocker Jenna Potts wrapped up her undergraduate career with a 4.00 GPA and a consistent place on the Dean’s List. Potts highlighted the Pitt volleyball team’s four selections to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Team Thursday. Joining he...

Pitt volleyball team elated to make NCAA tournament, ready for Dayton

Redshirt senior Jenna Potts (14) helped the Pitt volleyball team qualify for the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2004. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

Members of the Pitt volleyball team sat anxiously in front of a TV screen inside their locker room Sunday night, eyes fixated on the 2016 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Selection Special. Some held hands, others crossed their legs and fidgeted in their Pitt-embroidered cushioned seats. The regular season...

Pitt volleyball places six on All-ACC teams

The Pitt volleyball team placed six players on the 2016 All-ACC teams, highlighted by first-team members Stephanie Williams (13) and Jenna Potts. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

After discovering they were heading to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004 on Sunday night, Pitt’s volleyball players had a new reason to celebrate Monday. The Panthers placed six players on the various All-ACC teams, second-most in the conference behind North Carolina with seven....

Pitt volleyball splits pair of conference matches over weekend

Mariah Bell (10) and the Pitt volleyball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 win over Dayton on Friday. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

The Pitt volleyball team picked up a big conference win on the road Friday but narrowly missed adding an even bigger one to its resumé on Sunday. The Panthers (14-6 overall, 5-3 ACC) continued their road trip this weekend with a 1-1 performance against conference opponents in Florida. The Panthers defeated the ...

Steely Dan: Fisher’s winning ways lead him to Pitt

Pitt volleyball coach Dan Fisher has had great success on both the collegiate and international stages. Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

August 22, 2016

In his office, Pitt head volleyball coach Dan Fisher proudly displays his bronze medal from the 2016 Pan American Cup for anyone who wishes to see it. The really special hardware, though, is tucked away inside a case right beside it: his gold medal from the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Ear...

Pitt’s Jenna Potts named to 2016 Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team

Senior Jenna Potts made the 2016 Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team.  Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

August 5, 2016

Pitt senior Jenna Potts was selected Friday to the 2016 Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team, the Panthers’ lone representative on the squad. Also Friday, Pitt was picked by the ACC head coaches to finish fifth out of 15 teams in the 2016 ACC preseason poll. A middle blocker from Bernville, Pennsylvani...

Pitt volleyball sweeps Panther Invitational, moves to 10-2

Senior Jenna Potts made the 2016 Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team.  Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Jessie Wallace / Staff Writer

September 20, 2015

Call this weekend the debut of the “Kullerkann and Potts Show.” Pitt volleyball hosted the Panther Invitational on Sept. 18 and 19, during which Kadi Kullerkann and Jenna Potts led a Panther sweep of the tournament. The team advanced to a 10-2 record as it topped Bowling Green, Lehigh and Georg...

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