AS A SENIOR (2010)
A team captain and second-team All-Big East selection...made a start in all 31 matches her senior year...led the team in kills (422) and service aces (27)...posted seven double-doubles as a senior...finished her career with 1,207 kills and 667 digs...moved into the top-10 for all-time career kills, as a result...recorded 20 or more kills in six matches this year...posted a season-high 25 kills against Robert Morris (Oct. 19)....recorded a career high with five blocks against Tulane (Sept. 4)...chipped in a total of 136 blocks, 69 service aces and 62 assists in her four seasons at Pitt.
AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Played in 104 sets for the Panthers in 2009...earned All-Big East Second Team honors...led the Panthers with a 3.89 kills per set average and a career-high 25 aces...ranked second on the team in kills (405), digs (219) and points (460)...posted double-figure kills in 26 of 29 matches played, including four with 20 or more...collected double-digit digs in 10 contests...had two double-doubles in the first weekend of play (Belmont-26 k/10 d and Arizona-21 k/10 d)...concluded the season with 10 double-doubles...hit a season-best .722 vs. DePaul, going 13-for-18...served three aces in two matches (USF and Villanova)...chipped in a career-high 55 blocks.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Played in 120 sets in her second season as a Panther...ranked second on the team in kills (328) and third in digs (169)...added 13 service aces on the year...boasted 19 matches with double-figure kills, including 24 kills in her first game of the season...earned double-doubles against Seton Hall (11 k/10 d) and USF (17 k/10 d)...her 10 digs in each match was a then-career-high in back-to-back games...recorded a set-high five kills in the first frame of the Rutgers match...had 11 kills and eight digs against Marquette...posted 14 kills against Louisville...tallied nine kills against St. John's...chipped in 12 kills and nine digs versus Connecticut...posted 19 kills in the Big East Tournament match against Cincinnati....a Big East Academic All-Star.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Saw action in 15 matches, including 31 games of her rookie season...posted 52 kills, 21 digs and seven block assists on the year...recorded 16 kills, including seven kills against Arkansas...chipped in an ace in the same match...recorded three digs in the Wake Forest contest...posted a .500 hitting clip and three kills off the bench in the Villanova match...recorded a season-high 12 kills against Louisville...a Big East Academic All-Star.
A member of the Georgian Bay Vista Volleyball Club and played for the Canadian Junior National Team...won the bronze medal in the Under-18 Provincial Championships and the silver medal at the Under-17 Championships...won the Under-16 Provincial Championships and earned the Ontario Volleyball Association Award of Excellence...three-time MVP of her high school volleyball and basketball teams...named Junior Female Athlete of the Year two times as well as the Senior Female Athlete of the Year...set the school record in the discus as a member of the track and field team.
Born Aug. 23, 1989...daughter of Robert and Andrea Town...has three sisters, Sandy, Kristi and Kim...a biology major with a music minor.
Town's Career Highs
vs. Belmont (8-28-09)
vs. Robert Morris(10-19-10)
vs. Notre Dame (11-11-06)
vs. Long Island (10-27-06)
Service Aces: 4
at Rutgers (10-1-10)
Solo Blocks: 2
vs. Eastern Michigan (9-19-08)
Block Assists: 6
vs. Valparaiso (9-19-09)
Total Blocks: 6
vs. Valparaiso (9-19-09)
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