Pitt’s Kayla Lund Named First Team All-American
More history is made with the Pitt volleyball program.
On Monday, senior outside hitter Kayla Lund became the first Pitt volleyball player to be named to the Senior CLASS Award All-American First Team.
Last season, senior Chinaza Ndee was named to the Senior CLASS Award All-American Second Team.
The other members named to the first team were Utah’s Dani Drews, Wisconsin’s Sydney Hilley, Penn State’s Jonni Parker and Kentucky’s Alli Stumler.
Along with being an accomplished player on the court, Lund has also gotten it done in the classroom being a selection to the All-ACC Volleyball Academic Team, three out of the last four seasons. She’s earned a degree in communications and psychology at Pitt and is working on a graduate degree in applied developmental psychology.
During her career at Pitt, Lund became the ACC’s first two-time Volleyball Player of the Year (2019 and 2020). Prior to this year, Lund had already earned the University of Pittsburgh’s highest honor for a student athlete by receiving the Panther Award, which is given to the male/female student-athlete who has promoted Pitt Athletics throughout their athletic achievement.
Part of a team of excellence. Kayla Lund defines excellence in all aspects of her life. A true blessing to have had the opportunity to watch her perform on the court and classroom / community here at Pitt. Bravo and wishing her all success life can bring ….