Freshman middle blocker Regan Pittman (Spring Hill, Kansas) helped the United States Women’s Junior National Team win gold at the U20 Pan American Cup, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Gopher Volleyball freshman Regan Pittman has been named to the United States Women's Junior National Team Under-20 Pan American Cup roster.
Gophersports.com caught up with freshman middle blocker Regan Pittman as she prepares for her Gopher career.
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON
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Named an Under Armour First Team All-American by the AVCA, and named Team East's Most Valuable Player at 2015 Under Armour All American Game • 2015 Prepvolleyball.com Club All-American and 2014 high school All-American • played with both her high school team, Saint Thomas Aquinas, and club team, KC Power • led Aquinas HS to a State Championship in 2014 as well as two State runner-up finishes in 2015 and 2013 • MVP of the 2015 Eastern Kansas League • 2015 all metro team and Finalist for the Evelyn Gates Award • had over 1050 career kills at Saint Thomas Aquinas, .450 hitting clip, 349 blocks (236 solos) and 170 digs • the .450 career hitting efficiency ranks at the top of Saints’ record books, while 472 kills this season is also a school record • KC Power finished fifth in Open twice (2016 and 2015) at the USAV National Championships • named to the 2015 American Family Insurance All-USA Preseason Team, a Prepvolleyball.com Pre-Season Watch List • two-time first-team all-state selection • two-time all-state tournament team honoree • 2014 Prepvolleyball.com All-American and was listed as the 12th-best recruit in the nation • National Junior of the Year finalist • member of the USA Youth National Team World Championship roster and garnered a silver medal in 2015.
Born March 18, 1998 • Tim and Monica Pittman • has an older brother, Austin • undecided on a major • knits and sews some of her own clothes • Mom, Monica, played volleyball at Colby and grandfather, Steve, played football at Carthage • has volunteered with the Special Olympics and on the Academic Honor Roll • also a standout track athlete, including a third-place high jump finish in 2015 • 2016 graduate of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
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