Women's Volleyball Wins Third Straight

Women's Volleyball Wins Third Straight

ERIE, Pa. – Senior setter Meg Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) had a double-double with 49 assists and 15 kills to lead the Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team past Thiel 3-1 in non-conference action on Tuesday night.

Match One:
Final Score:
Behrend 3, Thiel 1 (25-13, 22-25, 25-20, 25-22)
Records: Penn State Behrend (9-3), Thiel (1-9)

Key Moments:

* The Lions hit .390 as a team, including .433 in the 25-13 first-set victory
* Hannah Phillips (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny), who led with 20 kills, knocked down seven in the first set to give Behrend the early lead
* Thiel collected a 25-22 to even the match at 1-all but the Lions rallied to win the next two sets for their third straight win
* The third set saw 10 ties and four lead changes before Behrend came out on top 25-20
* Phillips had a team-best six kills in the third set, while Maura Benim (Erie, PA/Harbor Creek) added four digs and two kills
* Sara Novak (Lower Burrell, PA/Burrell) tallied four kills in the final set, including the final point to get Behrend to its ninth win of the season
* Phillips also added nine digs, two block assists and one service ace in the match
* Breana Reynolds (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) hit .407 with 15 kills on 27 attempts and Sara Nobach (Athens, MI/Athens) led with 22 digs

Up Next:

* Behrend returns to action on Saturday at Ursinus with William Paterson. The matches begin at 12 p.m.

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