Behrend Volleyball Welcomes Allegheny Thursday

Behrend Volleyball Welcomes Allegheny Thursday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team will host non-conference foe Allegheny on Thursday night in the Junker Center at 7 p.m.

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Behrend News & Notes:

* Behrend went 2-1 over the weekend at the Wells Tournament
* The Lions defeated Keuka and Wells on Saturday
* Dani Kosslow (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park), Emily Archer (Butler, PA/Butler) and Alex Parra (Pittsburgh, PA/Bishop Canevin) were named to the Wells All-Tournament Team
* Archer recorded 38 kills, 14 digs, seven blocks and six assists last week
* Archer posted her first double-double of the season with 12 digs and 11 kills in a 3-1 win over Wells
* Behrend is looking to extend its winning streak to three straight

Allegheny News & Notes:

* The Gators are 4-8 on the season and are coming off a 3-2 loss to Pitt-Bradford on Tuesday
* Rebecca MacQuarrie posted a career-high 34 digs, while Tamara Babic and Elizabeth Debich each tallied nine kills apiece vs. the Panthers
* Allegheny has not won a five-set match this season
* Grace Lengauer leads the team in kills (91) and MacQuarrie is first in digs (256)

Series History

* Allegheny and Behrend are meeting for the eighth time in program history
* The Gators hold a 4-3 lead in the all-time series that dates back to 2001
* Last season, the Lions defeated Allegheny, 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-17)
* The Gators last win was a 3-2 victory in 2011