Behrend Women's Volleyball Hosts Thiel on Tuesday Night

Behrend Women's Volleyball Hosts Thiel on Tuesday Night

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team welcomes the Thiel Tomcats to the Junker Center tomorrow night for a non-conference match, beginning at 7 p.m.

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Behrend News & Notes:

* The Behrend Lions are 8-3 overall and coming off a pair of wins Saturday at the Buffalo State Invitational
* The Lions recorded wins against Alfred and Houghton to finish the week 2-2
* Hannah Phillips (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) garnered her second All-Tournament Team honors for the season
* Phillips tallied three straight double-doubles at the Buffalo State Invitational, knocking down 19 kills vs. the hosts
* For the week, Phillips tallied 55 kills, 45 digs, seven service aces and five blocks
* Breana Reynolds (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) and Taylor Goodspeed (Meadville, PA/Meadville) combined for 20 blocks in four matches
* Reynolds had eight block assists and three solo, while Goodspeed added eight block assists and one solo
* Senior setter Meg Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) averaged 7.88 assists per set this week, dishing out a weekend's best 40 assists vs. Buffalo State

Thiel News & Notes

* The Tomcats enter the contest with a 1-8 overall record
* Thiel opened the season with six straight losses before defeating Hartwick 3-1 last weekend
* Last time out, the Tomcats competed in the William Smith Tournament back on Sept. 9
* Carlie Reynolds was named to the All-Tournament Team
* Reynolds registered 33 digs, 20 assists and five aces in three matches during the two-day tournament
* Daisy Jenness leads the team with 46 kills and Erica Gregory has a team-lead 68 digs

Series History

* Behrend holds an 11-2 record against Thiel in the all-time series that dates back to 2001
* The Lions last defeated the Tomcats 3-0 in 2021
* Thiel's last win was a five-set victory in 2017

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