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Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Farmville, N.C.
High School: Farmville Central (Radford University)
Club: East Carolina Juniors Volleyball
Major: Social Work
Experience: Transfer


She is one of the Aggies most valuable weapons at the net defensively, and she provides the Aggies with a powerful hitter … She is a talented middle with a great offensive capacity … Enters her final season as an Aggies volleyball player after transferring from Radford University … Will team with Jasmine Lindor and Samara Brown to form one of the most experienced frontlines in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference … Head coach Hal Clifton called her the piece of the puzzle the program has been missing when she signed with the Aggies … Came in and became one of the MEAC leaders in blocks …Has a powerful arm and is very comfortable in front or behind the setter which will allow her to be active in the offense … In her career (including Radford), she has played in 51 matches with 40 starts over 175 sets played … Has 347 kills (1.98 per set), 111 blocks (0.63) including 15 solo blocks, 135 digs (0.89) and 21 service aces (0.14) … Has 915 total attacks with a career .171 hitting percentage. 

2016 Season:  Played in 24 matches with 21 starts over 89 total sets played as a junior…Totaled 189 kills (2.12 per set) with 509 total attacks for a .167 hitting percentage…Had 73 digs (0.82 per set), 39 total blocks (0.44) and seven assists (0.08)…Was second on the team in kills and third in blocks…Had her two highest kill totals of the season against N.C. Central…Had a career-high 20 kills at home on Nov. 11 and 19 kills  in Durham on Oct. 21…Had six matches where she reached the double-digit kills … Had one double-double against N.C. Central on Oct. 21 where she had 19 kills and 13 digs … Had a season-high four total blocks against Campbell on Sept. 20 and Florida A&M on Nov. 6.

2015 Season:  Played 21 matches with 18 starts over 74 sets played …  Totaled 135 kills (1.82 per set), 62 total blocks (0.84 per set) including seven solo blocks and totaled 54 digs (0.73 per set) … Ranked seventh in the conference in blocks per set … Had four double-figure kill matches …. Posted 11 kills and a season-high seven digs in a four-set loss to Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 9 … Had a season-high 18 kills against Davidson in a four-set loss on Oct. 13 …  Had a season-high six total blocks twice during the season, once in a four-set loss to Alabama State on Sept. 11 and again against N.C. Central in a four-set win on Oct. 23 that also included 15 kills.

Radford University: Played six matches and started one in 2014… Tallied 23 kills (1.92 per set), 10 blocks and eight digs.

High School: In her four years with the Jaguars, Pitt totaled 1,180 kills, 406 blocks, 156 aces, 138 assists and 103 digs … Guided Farmville Central to four straight conference titles and an 83-19 record …Three of Pitt's four seasons featured 20-plus wins … Was a four-time All-Eastern Plains honoree, highlighted by earning conference player of the year twice …In addition to volleyball, Pitt also competed in track and field  where she was a two-time Region IV high jump champion, advancing to the state meet where she placed 13th in 2011 and ninth in 2012.

Personal: Full name is Alyssa Nicole Pitt … She is the daughter of Michelle and Rumond Pitt …She has two siblings, Courtney and Lauren … She was born on June 9, 1996 and is a social work major… Plans on being married and working in a field that she loves in 10 years… Her other interests include painting and making people laugh…Her favorite television show is “The Boondocks”… Her favorite food is pizza … Says the best thing about the major she has chosen is that you get to see a change you’ve made in someone’s life … Her most prized possession is her snow globe collection.

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