Biography:

• Won the 2017 and 2018 ACC Conference Championship while competing for the University of Pittsburgh, the first team in school history to win a volleyball championship
• Posted the third-best hitting percentage in school history in 2018 at .403, ranking ninth in the NCAA
• Ranked third in school history with 300 career block assists
• Unanimous selection to the 2018 All-Conference First team
• 2018 All-American Honourable mention

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT LAYNE

Getting into the Sport: Started playing volleyball at age 11 and began competing at age 13… Outside Interests: Majoring in Communications at the University of Pittsburgh… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard… Role model is Roger Federer because of his cool and calm demeanor on the court…