Kamalani Akeo, Jenna Potts and Stephanie Williams Earn Recognition
Panthers conclude unforgettable season 25-9
Panthers to Face No. 13 Penn State Saturday
Panthers Return to Postseason for First Time Since 2004
Akeo, Potts, Williams, Bell, Markovic and Van Buskirk Honored for Outstanding Play
Pitt swept Virginia on Senior Night to conclude its regular season.
All-Academic Honoree... Finished the Nebraska Invite with 15 kills, three digs, and seven block assists…Had a total of 17 kills, two digs, and nine total blocks in the Pitt/Duquesne Invitational, including a career-high tying (10) kills against Colgate…Tallied 20 kills, two digs, and 11 block assists in the Michigan Challenge…Named the Panther Invitational MVP where she notched 21 kills, a dig, and an incredible 25 total blocks in the three matches…Her 13 block assists against George Washington were a career-high and good for second and third all-time in block assists and total blocks respectively for the Panthers…Earned ACC Player of the Week honors (9/21/2015)…Tallied seven kills and five block assists against NC State…Notched four kills and seven block assists against North Carolina…Had five kills and a block assist at Virginia Tech…Recorded eight kills and nine total blocks at Virginia…Tallied five kills at Syracuse…Rounded out the four-game road trip with four kills and four block assists at Boston College…Notched nine kills and one block against Georgia Tech…Finished with five kills and three blocks against Clemson…Against Florida State…notched 7 kills with a hitting percentage of .538…Recorded 9 kills with a .750 hitting percentage and two digs at Notre Dame...Posted career-high 14 kills with a .636 hitting percentage against Syracuse…Led team with 11 blocks against Virginia Tech.
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014)
Named to the All-Tournament team at the Omni Classic...Had nine kills and five block assists against Duquesne...Totaled 16 kills at the Panther Classic...Selected to the Panther Classic All-Tournament Team...Notched five kills against the University of South Florida in the Pitt Panther Invitational...Recorded seven kills against Delaware in that same tournament...Notched seven kills against LIU...Recorded nine kills versus UNC...Had six kills at Syracuse...Notched six kills against Clemson...Had five kills against Florida State...Tallied seven kills versus Louisville...Contributed eight kills and three block assists at Duke...Posted five kills, two assists and one block assist at Wake Forest...Recorded six kills versus NC State.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013) | Season Statistics
Named to the All-ACC Academic team...Played 120 sets and 31 matches in her redshirt freshman season...Tallied a total of 129 kills, 140 blocks and 14 digs this season...The 140 blocks was ninth most in a single-season... Added four kills and five block assists in the win over South Dakota... Against Northeastern, had one kill and four block assists...At UConn, posted two kills and a season-high nine block assists... In the Purdue match, had seven kills and six block assists... Registered nine kills and two block assists versus Cornell...Contributed to the win over Rutgers with two kills and four block assists...In back-to-back conference matches against Clemson and Georgia Tech, Potts had three kills and three block assists in each match...In a 3-0 shutout victory over Virginia Tech, put down three kills and four block assists...Posted three kills and six block assists against conference foe Virginia... Racked up two kills and four block assists in the Syracuse match-up...Made four kills, one dig and tied her season-high of nine block assists at NC State...At North Carolina, added to her career statistics with two kills and three block assists...Tallied nine kills, three block assists and a season-high of two digs at Maryland...Had nine kills against Notre Dame...Posted a career-high ten kills in addition to one dig and four block assists in the conference match versus Wake Forest...Recorded eight kills, six block assists and matched her season-high of two digs against Duke... Made eight kills and nine block assists in the 3-2 win at Boston College...In the NC State rematch, had seven kills, two digs and six block assists en route to a Panthers shutout over the Pack...In the final two conference wins of the season, tacked on 15 kills, two digs and eight block assists total at Virginia and Virginia Tech... Named to the All-ACC Academic team this season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012 AT XAVIER)
Medical redshirt after a season ending injury.
Was an All-State selection as a senior as well as an All-County and All-District honoree...A member of her high school's 1,000 Kills Club...Was a four-year recipient of the Berks County All-District Team...Also played basketball as a freshman and a sophomore...Graduated within the top 10% of her class academically...Played for Synergy Volleyball Club from 2008-2011 and reached Junior Nationals twice...Played for Delaware United VBC from 2011-12.
Daughter of Lynn and Doug Potts.. Has two older brothers, Devin and Wes.
Three Panthers Tabbed to AVCA All-East Coast Region First Team
Markovic, Sett Claim First National Bank Weekly Honors
Pitt Concludes Season with 3-1 Loss to No. 13 Penn State in Second Round of #NCAAVB Tournament
Pitt Defeats No. 23 Dayton, 3-1; Punches Ticket to #NCAAVB Tournament Second Round
Pitt Opens NCAA Tournament Friday Against Dayton
Volleyball: NCAA Tournament Selection Press Conference