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Unrivaled: No. 6 Pitt stays perfect with sweep at No. 4 PSU

First-year setter Lexis Akeo (1) and junior Kayla Lund (23), pictured here against Duquesne on Sept. 7, led Pitt in assists and kills, respectively, against PSU.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

Pitt volleyball made a huge statement Friday night, sweeping Penn State in Happy Valley to preserve its undefeated season.

Penguins’ ice cracking under pressure

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) hugs goaltender Matt Murray (30) following the NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena Feb. 26, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

For the second year in a row Barry Trotz is showing he has what it takes to crack the Penguins’ ice. First with the Washington Capitals and now with the New York Islanders.

Pitt volleyball sweeps North Dakota for 18th straight win

Redshirt junior Stephanie Williams spikes the ball during Pitt’s 3-0 victory over North Dakota Tuesday night. (Photo by David Donlick | Staff Photographer)

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

The No. 6 Pitt volleyball team took care of business at home Tuesday night, sweeping North Dakota in straight sets to remain unbeaten.

Volleyball sweeps Virginia in ACC opener

Senior Kamalani Akeo (3) and redshirt senior Angela Seman (16) celebrate during the third set. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

The Panthers came into Wednesday night’s game riding a perfect 5-0 record in ACC openers, and extended that streak to six with a dominant 3-0 win over the Cavaliers.

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