Behrend Volleyball Wins Twice at Wells Tournament

Behrend Volleyball Wins Twice at Wells Tournament

AURORA, NY – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team posted a 2-1 at the Wells Tournament this weekend. The Lions fell to Lebanon Valley 3-1 on Friday night, but bounced back to defeat Keuka 3-0 and Wells 3-1 on Saturday.


Dani Kosslow (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park), Emily Archer (Butler, PA/Butler) and Alex Parra (Pittsburgh, PA/Bishop Canevin) were named to the All-Tournament Team

Match One
Final Score:
 Lebanon Valley 3, Penn State Behrend 1 (25-13, 25-23, 19-25, 28-26)
Records: Penn State Behrend (2-7), Lebanon Valley (4-4)

Key Moments:

* The Lions had an 8-1 lead in the second set, pushing it to 20-14 before falling by two (25-23)
* Down two sets, Behrend captured the third thanks to an ace from Kosslow, a kill from Archer and the final point by Parra
* The Lions had set point in the fourth at 24-23 off a kill from Keely Hering (North East, PA/North East)
* Lebanon Valley called a timeout and tied it 24-all with a kills
* The match was tied two more times before the Flying Dutchwomen won the final two points at 28-26
* Cara Zollars (Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair) tallied 16 digs, while Archer and Parra recorded seven kills each

Match Two
Final Score: Penn State Behrend 3, Keuka 0
Records: Penn State Behrend (3-7), Keuka (3-7)

Key Moments:

* Behrend collected its third shutout victory of the season, blanking Keuka in three sets
* Parra had double-digit kills with 10 to go with three blocks
* Madison Clapper (Hollidaysburg, PA/Hollidaysburg) and Hering had double-digit digs
* Clapper led with 14 and Hering recorded 10 to go along with seven kills
* Kosslow dished out 20 assists on 41 kills

Match Three

Final Score: Penn State Behrend 3, Wells 1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-8, 25-15)
Records: Penn State Behrend (4-7), Wells (1-9)

Key Moments:

* The Lions kept the winning streak alive with a four-set win over Wells
* Behrend bounced back from a first-set loss to win three unanswered sets
* Kristin Reiland (Fairview, PA/Villa Maria Academy) led with 12 kills, six sigs, four blocks and one ace
* Hering had a double-double of the season with 12 digs and 11 kills
* Kosslow and Caroline Upham (Erie, PA/Iroquois) combined for 40 assists
* Kosslow had a team-best 26 and Upham added 14

Up Next:

* Behrend returns to action on Thursday against Grove City in the Junker Center. The match begins at 7 p.m.