University of Pittsburgh Panthers Invitational; Photos by Pete Madia
CAREER AT PITT | Career Statistics Ranks 10th in career hitting percentage (.265) with 361 kills and has also contributed 191 career blocks. 2012 team leader in blocks (105), blocks per set (1.00) and hitting percentage (.265).
AS A SENIOR (2012) | Season Statistics Pittsburgh Panthers Invitational MVP...Team leader in blocks (105) and blocks per set (1.00)...Registered five kills, two digs, and six block assists against the George Washington Colonials...Tallied four kills on seven total attacks as well as two blocks against Northern Iowa...Tallied six kills and a team-high four blocks versus Purdue...Posted nine kills against both Coastal Carolina and Howard as well as eight kills versus Butler and seven at Cleveland State...At the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic Dittrich put up nine kills and five blocks against Mississippi State, six kills and three blocks against Sam Houston State and tallied seven kills and four blocks against Tulane...Registered ten kills, two digs and two block assists against Wright State...Contributed five kills and four kills versus Wyoming...Registered 10 kills, one dig and one block assist versus Duquesne...Posted five kills, three block assists, one block solo and one dig versus Seton Hall...Contributed three kills and four block assists versus Rutgers...Posted two kills and two block solos against Cincinnati...Tallied three block assists, two kills and one block solo against Louisville...Contributed five kills, two block solos, two block assists and one dig against Syracuse...Against Villanova Dittrich tallied eight kills, three block assists, two block solos and one dig...Tied a career-high with11 kills and two block assists against St. John's...Contributed 10 kills, three digs, three block assists and two block solos against Connecticut...Tallied five kills, three block assists, one dig and one block solo against Notre Dame...Registered six kills, three block assists, one dig and one block solo against DePaul...Had four kills and three block assists against Robert Morris...During her Senior Night against Seton Hall Dittrich posted six kills, five block assists, two block solos and one dig...Tied her career-high of 11 kills at Villanova where she also tallied seven block assists, another career-high, and one dig...Had six kills in the quarterfinals against Marquette.
AS A JUNIOR (2011) | Season Statistics Named a tri-captain...Earned a starting nod in 31 of 33 matches played in...Made her first start as a Panther against Howard on Aug. 26, recording five kills...Posted 235 points, 178 kills, 86 blocks, 26 digs and seven aces on the season...Finished third on the team in kills and blocks...Tallied double figures in kills five times...Put down a season-high 11 kills and six blocks against DePaul on Oct. 9...Registered 14 solo blocks, including two against both Ohio and Temple...Assisted on five blocks in three separate matches--Rhode Island, West Virginia and USF...Chipped in seven aces, including a season-best against both New Hampshire and Florida Atlantic...Named to the All-Pitt Invitational Team.
AT MINNESOTA Redshirted during her rookie season.
HIGH SCHOOL A middle hitter from Rochester, Minn...Served as a multi-sport athlete throughout her scholastic career at John Marshall High School...Assisted her volleyball team in completing a 14-7 record and a 7-2 record in the Big 9 Conference in her junior year...Owns a vertical leap that touches near 10'7"...Helped lead her basketball team to a state tournament in her senior year...Competed in the 100 meter dash, triple jump and long jump as a standout on her track and field team.
PERSONAL Born June 1, 1991...Daughter of Andrea and Steven Dittrich...Majoring in communications.
Dittrich's Career Highs Kills: 11 Three times, lastat Villanova(11-09-12)
Attempts: 28 vs. Delaware (9-17-11)
Digs: 3 Three times, last against Connecticut (10-21-12)
Assists: 2 vs. George Washington (8-24-12)
Service Aces: 2 Twice, last was vs FAU (9-9-11)
Solo Blocks: 2 Seven times, last against Seton Hall (11-11-12)
Block Assists: 7 at Villanova (11-11-12)
Total Blocks: 7 Twice, last at Villanova (11-11-12)