The University of Louisville Volleyball team handled business in the lone match of the weekend, sweeping Duke on Friday evening. With an ACC title on the line, the Cardinals turn their attention to the last two regular season matches of the season against #3 Pittsburgh and Notre Dame, respectively. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about the squad’s two foes.
Nothin' beats a home victory!
Recap & highlights from the Cards sweep over Duke.
📰: https://t.co/ziiBsYyyrN#GoCards pic.twitter.com/FQZO0t5LT6
— Louisville Volleyball (@UofLVolleyball) November 20, 2021
Louisville Stats Leaders through 26 Matches:
- Kills: Anna DeBeer (243)
- Assists: Tori Dilfer (927)
- Blocks: Amaya Tillman (119)
- Digs: Elena Scott (311)
- Sets played: Tori Dilfer, Aiko Jones (87)
- Service aces: Aiko Jones (31)
Match Info: Wednesday, Nov. 24th; 5:00 pm @ Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pa)
Overview: If this match is anything like the first one, it will be must-watch television; the Cardinals inched by the Panthers in a five-set thriller back on October 24th. Since that loss, Pittsburgh has won their last eight matches. Louisville has an opportunity the clinch the ACC title outright with a victory.
No. 3 Pitt 3, Clemson 0
sweepy sunday#H2P https://t.co/HKmvKnbm3c
— Pitt Volleyball 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️ (@Pitt_VB) November 21, 2021
Key Wins: Georgia Tech, Rice, Washington State, Baylor, Tennessee, BYU
Players to Watch: S Lexis Akeo (522 assists & 174 digs), S Kylee Levers (575 assists & 203 digs), L/DS Ashley Browske (306 digs), RS/MB Chinaza Ndee (317 kills), OH Kayla Lund (296 kills & 216 digs)
Notre Dame Preview:
Match Info: Friday, Nov. 26nd; 5:00 pm @ L&N Federal Credit Union Arena
Overview: The Cardinals swept the Irish in South Bend last week and will host the familiar opponent in the last regular season match of the season. With a 12-14 record, this will likely only serve as a big morale-booster to conclude the year.
☘️𝐼𝑅𝐼𝒮𝐻 𝒲𝐼𝒩☘️#GoIrish pic.twitter.com/yJG32cuibA
— Irish Volleyball (@NDvolleyball) November 21, 2021
Key Wins: Georgia Tech, Arizona, Syracuse, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech
Players to watch (through 25 matches): OH Aubrey Hamilton (276 kills), OH Charley Niego (272 kills & 264 digs), S Zoe Nunez (812 assists & 239 digs), L Hattie Monson (360 digs), MB Lindsey Miller (99 blocks)