Women's Volleyball Hosts Behrend Invitational

Women's Volleyball Hosts Behrend Invitational

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team will host the 2023 Behrend Invitational in the Junker Center on Friday and Saturday, September 8 and 9. The Lions will face Fredonia in their home opener on Friday at 3:30 p.m.

Weekend Schedule and Live Coverage:

Court 1

3:30 p.m. – Behrend vs. Fredonia (Live Stats | Video)
5:30 p.m. – Utica vs. Grove City (Video)
7:30 p.m. – Behrend vs. Grove City (Live Stats | Video)

Court 2

5:30 p.m. – Alfred St. vs. Westminster (Live Statsv | Video)
7:30 p.m. – Utica vs. Westminster (Video)

Court 1

11 a.m. – Behrend vs. Utica (Live Stats | Video)
1 p.m. – Fredonia vs. Westminster (Live Stats | Video)
3 p.m. – Behrend vs. Westminster (Live Stats | Video)

Court 2

11 a.m. – Fredonia vs. Grove City (Live Stats | Video)
1 p.m. – Utica vs. Alfred St. (Live Stats | Video)
3 p.m. – Grove City vs. Alfred St. (Live Stats | Video)  

Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions are coming off a 3-0 weekend at the Morrisville Invitational
* Behrend defeated Widener, Geneva and Morrisville State by a score of 3-1
* Libero Sarah Nobach (Athens, MI/Athens) averaged 4.67 digs in three matches, registering a season-best 22 digs vs. Widener
* Nobach tallied two 20+ dig matches, while adding six aces and five assists
* Hannah Phillips (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny), the AMCC Preseason Player of the Year, had a pair of double-doubles on Saturday
* Phillips' best performance was 22 digs and 15 kills in the win over the Golden Tornadoes
* Breana Reynolds (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) matched her career-high in kills in all three matches this weekend, averaging 3.25 kills per set
* Reynolds registered 13 kills and hit .380, while also adding six total blocks
* Senior setter Meg Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) has started the season with 8.17 assists per set, while Ava Miller (Sheffield, Village, OH/Brookside) has 12 service aces to her credit
* The Lions were picked to finish first in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) preseason poll under new head coach Ryan Laing
* Behrend and Westminster are the only two undefeated teams in this tournament

Lions Defeat Morrisville State
September 3, 2023 Lions Defeat Morrisville State