The trajectory of Pitt volleyball’s program is headed sharply upward and that momentum continued this week when the Panthers’ recruiting class was ranked No. 19 in the country by PrepVolleyball. This marks the first time the program has ever had a national ranking.
In all, Pitt brings in six recruits — Lexis Akeo, Ashley Browske, Sadie Dick, Hali Hillegas, Chiamaka Nwokolo, Anastasia Russ, and Valeria Vazquez. The recruits cover every position on the court.
You can read more about all of them on Pitt’s website here but several things jump out. Akeo is the sister of recent graduate Kamalani Akeo and is also a setter.