Pitt Volleyball releases 2022 schedule
PITTSBURG – University of Pittsburgh volleyball team will look to build on first NCAA National Semifinal appearance as head coach Dan Fisher revealed the Panthers’ fall 2022 schedule on Wednesday.
Entering her 10th season at the helm, Fisher has racked up 13 games on the 2022 schedule against teams that competed in the 2021 Division I NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship. Pitt will face four opponents who have reached at least the regional semifinals, including BYU , Ohio State, Georgia Tech and Louisville. The Cougars fell to Purdue in the regional semifinal in Pittsburgh last December. The Yellow Jackets beat the Buckeyes to reach the regional final in Louisville before falling to the Cardinals, who advanced to the national semifinal alongside the Panthers in Columbus, Ohio.
To kick off his 2022 slate, Pitt will travel to College Station, Texas August 26-28 to take on San Diego, Hawaii and host Texas A&M. The Toreros and Rainbow Wahine reached the first and second rounds of the NCAA Championship, respectively.
The following weekend (September 2-3), the Panthers travel to Provo, Utah for games against Cincinnati, Utah State and host BYU. The Cougars landed 9th in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll of 2021.
Pitt’s first regular season home games will be at the annual Panther Challenge Sept. 9-10 at Fitzgerald Field House. The Panthers will host American, Bowling Green and Towson respectively. The Tigers fell to Penn State in the first round of the NCAA Championship, played at Pitt’s Petersen Events Center in December.
Pitt will stay home to host two NCAA championship teams Sept. 16-18: Tennessee and Ohio State. The Panthers defeated the Lady Vols on the road in 2021 and recently defeated the Buckeyes in a spring scrimmage in April.
To kick off the ACC game, the Panthers will host North Carolina (Sept. 23) and NC State (Sept. 25) at Fitzgerald Field House. Pitt will also host Miami (October 14), Florida State (October 16) and Notre Dame (October 21).
The Panthers will play home and away series against ACC adversaries Georgia Tech (October 9 at home, November 23 at home) and Louisville (October 23 at home, November 18 at home), who reached the regional finals and the national semi-final. . Pitt will also face Syracuse (Nov. 4 away, Nov. 11 at home) and Boston College (Nov. 6 away, Nov. 26 at home) twice apiece during his conference slate.
Sandwiched in the middle of ACC play, a non-conference game at High Point will take place Oct. 2.
Pitt Volleyball’s televised game schedule, along with a promotional schedule, will be announced at a later date.
Pitt Volleyball 2022 Season Tickets are now on sale!
NEW FOR 2022: All seats at Fitzgerald Field House will be reserved. Season ticket holders will be able to watch the action from the same seats throughout the season.
Advantages for season subscribers:
- Save money on each game, instead of buying separately
- Flexibility to exchange tickets If you cannot attend a game (restrictions may apply)
- Same seat for the whole season
- Exclusive gift for subscription holders
With the new reserved seating model, season ticket holders will now be able to exchange tickets for a game they cannot attend for additional seats for another game. Tickets must be redeemed prior to the start of any redeemed match. Exchanged seats cannot be guaranteed near season ticket sales points.
- Season tickets: $70
- Game tickets: $10 on game day walk-in; $8 presale/online
- Group tickets (not available on game day): $5
All tickets will be delivered via mobile delivery.
Fans who purchase subscriptions online at Pittsburgh Panthers.com will be assigned the best seat(s) available. To select specific seats, please call 412-648-8308 or email [email protected].
Times (ET), dates and locations of matches are subject to change.
FALL 2022 ROSTER
Panthers will bring three starters home in 2022, including AVCA All-American middle blockers Serena Gray and Chiamaka Nwokoloas well as seasoned libero Ashley Browske. Pitt is in good hands with the senior passer on the rise Lexis Akeoin addition to being a second-year passer Rachel Fairbankswho caused a stir in his first NCAA tournament in December.
Rounding out the returns are outside hitters Valeria Vazquez Gomez and cat floodmedium blocker Sabrina Starkright side Eliana Posada and Libero/Defensive Specialist Emmy Klika.
New arrivals include transfers Courtney Buzzerio (right side, Iowa), Julianna Dalton (outside hitter, Washington State) and Cam Ennis (outside hitter, Texas A&M), plus two freshmen: Libero/defensive specialist Dillyn Griffin and central blocker Rachel Jepsen.
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