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Penn State topples Pitt in second round of NCAA Tournament

Pitt volleyball lost to No. 1 Penn State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. (Photo by Thomas Yang / Senior Staff Photographer)

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

December 2, 2017

Despite winning the ACC championship for the first time in program history, Pitt volleyball’s year ended the same way as last year — in a loss to No. 1 Penn State. The Panthers (26-7 overall, 18-2 ACC) breezed by Virginia Commonwealth University (30-3 overall, 14-0 A-10) Friday in the first round of the ...

Panthers set for NCAA tournament

Sophomore Nika Markovic cheers after scoring against Duke in November. The Pitt women’s volleyball team finished the regular season tied as ACC champions with Louisville. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

After the Pitt women’s volleyball team finished its season tied as ACC champions for the first time in program history, the Panthers (25-6 overall, 18-2 ACC) earned a trip to the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Tournament for the second straight year. The team will travel to the neutral site of Penn Sta...

Pitt volleyball falls to Penn State, 3-1, in second round of NCAA Tournament

Stephanie Williams (13) accumulated 14 kills for the Pitt volleyball team in a season-ending 3-1 loss to Penn State. Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 4, 2016

History repeated itself on Saturday, as the Pitt volleyball team’s season came to a close with a 3-1 loss against the No. 13 Penn State Nittany Lions in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Pitt won the first set on Penn State’s home court in University Park, Pennsylvania, before the Nitt...

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