Behrend Volleyball Wins Third Straight; Lions Defeat Gators

Behrend Volleyball Wins Third Straight; Lions Defeat Gators

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team won their third straight match, defeating Allegheny 3-0 in non-conference action on Thursday night in the Junker Center.

Final Score: Behrend 3, Allegheny 0 (28-26, 25-23, 25-12)

Records: Penn State Behrend (5-7), Allegheny (4-9)

Key Moments:

* The Lions swept the Gators for the second straight season
* Behrend recorded 21 kills on 40 attempts with only four errors (.425) to win the first set in extra points
* Sophomore Kristin Reiland (Fairview, PA/Villa Maria Academy) went 7-for-9 and hit .875 to help the Lions capture the first set
* Down 26-25 in the opening set, Alex Parra (Pittsburgh, PA/Bishop Canevin), Reiland and Dani Kosslow (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park) each netted a kill for three unanswered points and the win
* The second set had nine ties and four lead changes, ending on an Allegheny attack error to give Behrend a 2-0 lead in the match
* Emily Archer (Butler, PA/Butler) led the second set with four kills and added four digs, while Kosslow dished out eight assists
* The Lions only gave up 12 points in the third set, forcing seven errors to sweep Allegheny
* Madison Clapper (Hollidaysburg, PA/Hollidaysburg) had a set-best 11 digs to keep Behrend ahead for good
* Parra led with 11 kills and three blocks
* Kosslow finished with 26 assists and 12 digs for the double-double, adding four kills and three aces

Up Next:

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Tuesday at Grove City. The non-conference match begins at 7 p.m.