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Ava Pitchford

Ava Pitchford - Volleyball - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated June 2022)
Norcross, Ga.
high school

FRESHMAN (2021):

  • Appeared in 19 sets for the Seminoles in the 2021 season.
  • Averaged 4.32 assists per set with 82 total assists and 12 digs.
  • Started for the Seminoles with 34 assists, five digs and three kills vs. Georgia Tech.
  • Totaled 32 assists vs. North Florida.

2020-21 Season:

  • Enrolled at Florida State in Jan. 2021, but was not allowed to play in the spring semester due to NCAA rules.


  • Rated as one of the Top 30 setters in the country by
  • Her experience with A5 and her dominance at Alpharetta High School sets her up very well for a strong collegiate career.
  • Enjoyed a big win Georgia State Championship win over perennial favorite Walton High School in Nov. 2020.
  • Over the course of her high school career at both St. Pius X Catholic High and Alpharetta High, she mustered over 2,000 assists, 500 kills, 600 digs and 175 aces.
  • Three-time Georgia High School Association all-state selection.
  • Selected as a 2020 Under Armour Honorable Mention All-American.
  • QUOTE FROM PITCHFORD: “I picked FSU because I was looking for a good environment for both volleyball and academics. FSU is a great volleyball program, and there are a lot of options for majors. When I visited the campus, I loved it and knew it was the place I wanted to be.”


  • Birthday: Nov. 18, 2002.
  • Major: Management Information Systems.
  • Social Media: @avapitchfordd (IG).
  • What is your hidden talent or something interesting about you? I’m left handed.
  • What is your go-to favorite food? Chipotle.
  • What is your all-time favorite movie? How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.
  • What is your favorite emoji? 🥳🥳
  • What is your dream vacation? Greece.
  • Do you have any superstitions? None.
  • What superpower do you wish you had? Teleporting.
  • If you could go on tour with any musician/band, who would it be? The Band Camino.
  • Who would win in an arm wrestling match on the team? Emma Clothier.
  • What artist are you listening to the most? Midland.
  • What is your hype song(s)? Depends on the day.
  • What are your favorite pair of shoes? My old white Vans.