The Pitt-Bradford volleyball team opened the 2016 season with a pair of wins at the Moravian Greyhound Premiere Invitational Friday, sweeping Ursinus and beating Alvernia in four sets.
The Panthers knocked off Ursinus in their opening match 25-20, 25-20, 25-16. Kirsten Platz led the way with 13 kills and three blocks, Alma Turpin chipped in six kills, and Erin Fagan had four kills and two blocks. Christina Rauh recorded 24 assists and Emily Reitz sparked the defensive effort with 16 digs.
Pitt-Bradford closed out the day by defeating Alvernia 25-14, 14-25, 25-17, 25-21. Platz paced the Panthers with 10 kills and Mandy Finch added seven. Reitz had a team-high 24 digs, Finch collected 19 and Brianna Majot tallied 18. Reitz followed up her strong performance in the first match with 26 assists in the nightcap.
Pitt-Bradford will wrap up tournament play Saturday with matches against the host school and Centenary.