On Tuesday, Pitt volleyball’s Kayla Lund earned yet another accolade for stellar play, this time on the national stage.
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1️⃣st @AVCAVolleyball National POW award in program history.
7️⃣th @theACC weekly honor of her career (program record).
— Pitt Volleyball 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️ (@Pitt_VB) September 7, 2021
Lund was named as the AVCA Volleyball National Player of the Week, becoming the first player in program history to receive the award.
The Pasadena, California native was also honored as the ACC Co-Player of the Week after leading Pitt to victories over No. 9 Baylor as well as Tennessee. This was Lund’s seventh ACC POTW award, the most in program history. In addition to those awards, Lund was also named Pitt’s student-athlete of the week by the athletic department.
— Pitt Athletics (@Pitt_ATHLETICS) September 7, 2021
In the matches against Baylor and Tennessee, Lund tallied 21 and 19 kills, respectively. The 6-foot graduate student now has 80.5 points, 57 digs, and 78 kills on the season, leading the way for No. 4 Pitt.