ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team fell to Mt. Union and Bethany on day two of the Behrend Invitational held in the Junker Center on Saturday.
Final Score: Mt. Union 3, Penn State Behrend 0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-18)
Records: Penn State Behrend (2-4), Mt. Union (5-2)
* The Lions were ahead 8-5 in the second set thanks to an ace by Keely Hering (North East, PA/North East) and four attack errors by the Purple Raiders
* Hering and Caroline Upham (Erie, PA/Iroquois) each tallied five kills in the match
* Freshman Sarah Cole (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) made three solo blocks and had five total
* Madison Clapper (Hollidaysburg, PA/Hollidaysburg) had a team-best eight digs
Final Score: Bethany 3, Penn State Behrend 1 (25-13, 25-20, 19-25, 25-22)
Records: Bethany (3-4), Penn State Behrend (2-5)
* The Lions won the third set 25-19 to chip away at the Bisons lead
* Behrend hit .414 in the fourth set but fell short of the comeback
* Sophomore Dani Kosslow (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park) pushed out 17 assists
* Sophomore Kristin Reiland (Fairview, PA/Villa Maria Academy) led with 14 kills, while Clapper tallied 25 digs and three aces
* Alex Parra (Pittsburgh, PA/Bishop Canevin) registered seven kills and four blocks
* Behrend will take on Fredonia on the road Wednesday night, beginning at 7 p.m.