RAMS FALL TO 14TH-RANKED PITT  

Tournament: Seton Hall Invitational
Score: #14 Pitt 3, VCU 0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-11)
Location: South Orange, N.J. (Walsh Gymnasium)
Records: VCU 1-5, Pitt 6-0

The short story: Junior middle blocker Jasmin Sneed continued her big weekend for VCU, but it wasn't enough for the Rams to hold off 14th-ranked Pitt Saturday at Seton Hall.

FIRST SERVE

  • Sneed, who produced 11 blocks and eight kills in a match against Oklahoma earlier in the day, provided five kills and three blocks, while hitting .357, against the Panthers
  • Senior middle blocker Tori Baldwin was credited with four kills and four blocks for the Rams
  • Junior setter Dajah Ard also handed out 16 assists for the Black and Gold
  • Kayla Land led Pitt with 13 kills

THE DIFFERENCE

  • Pitt hit .307 in the match, while VCU was limited to a .036 percentage
  • The Panthers were active on the back row, generating 40 digs to VCU's 21
  • Pitt hit .265 or better in all three sets

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Saturday's match was VCU's first against Pitt since meeting the Panthers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last year in College Station, Pa.
  • Sneed recorded 14 blocks in three matches at Seton Hall over the weekend

NEXT UP
VCU will return home and host Georgetown at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Siegel Center on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6 p.m.

 

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