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Pitt volleyball places six on All-ACC teams

Pitt volleyball places six on All-ACC teams

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

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....

Layne Van Buskirk earns second ACC Freshman of the Week award

Layne Van Buskirk earns second ACC Freshman of the Week award

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Middle blocker Layne Van Buskirk keeps making an impact in her first year with the Pitt volleyball team, earning her second ACC Volleyball Freshman of the Week award on Monday. A native of Windsor, Ontario, Van Buskirk racked up 23 kills on 35 attempts for a .571 hitting percentage in Pitt’s wins...

Pitt volleyball stays hot with 3-1 win at Virginia Tech

Pitt volleyball stays hot with 3-1 win at Virginia Tech

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Whether it’s the unfamiliar arena or the heckling fans, playing on the road in any sport can be difficult. But the Pitt volleyball team settled right in Wednesday night with a victory in Blacksburg, Virginia. Pitt (12-3 overall, 3-0 ACC) began its second week of conference play by cruising to a 3-1...

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