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Pitt volleyball defeats Boston College to remain perfect in ACC

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Pitt's volleyball team continued its winning streak with a win over Boston College on Sunday, taking the match three sets to one.

The Panthers dominated the first set, winning 25-14. After leading in the second set, however, Pitt allowed Boston College to get back in it. Like they did against Syracuse on Friday, the Panthers had a comfortable lead but let the Eagles come back to win 26-24.

Pitt cruised to win the third, 25-12, but again had trouble closing things out against a weaker opponent. The Panthers were up at one point, 18-11, in the fourth set but Boston College came all the way back to tie things at 23. Pitt,, though, was able to get the next point and then won the set and match on a Boston College error.

If you watched this match, it was kind of frustrating. Pitt should have probably won this one in three sets and that they let the fourth set end so close was a little disappointing. But, overall, the team got the points when they needed to and fortunately didn't have to go to a fifth set.

Pitt really won this one up front and had a much higher hitting percentage than Boston College, who was plagued with 23 errors.

The team is now 9-4 on the year, a perfect 5-0 at home, and a perfect 2-0 in the ACC. Next weekend, they're back at home with Virginia (Friday) and Virginia Tech (Sunday). Both of those teams are under .500 and Pitt really needs to capitalize and take both of those matches.

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