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Volleyball Slays Lions

Volleyball earned its first five-set win of the season Wednesday with a 3-2 victory over PSU-Altoona.
Volleyball earned its first five-set win of the season Wednesday with a 3-2 victory over PSU-Altoona.
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WINCHESTER, Va. – The Shenandoah University volleyball team earned its fifth win of the season Wednesday night with a 3-2 victory over Penn St. – Altoona.

Shenandoah (5-8) rallied from a 2-1 deficit to the Lions (3-11) with a 25-22 victory in the fourth set before winning it 15-11 in the fifth.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Set scores: 25-20, 14-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-11
  • Shenandoah hit a match-high .300 (7-1-20) in the fifth set
  • The Hornets had 66 percent, 54 percent and 63 percent side out percentages in their three set victories 

LEADERS

Kills

Emily Cheatwood 14, Torie Gettier 9

Assists

Megan Hillyard 41

Digs

Nicole Shannon 31, Gettier 22, Hillyard 20, Hannah Lien 11 

Blocks

Lien 5

UP NEXT

Shenandoah returns to ODAC play by taking on both Hollins and Randolph College on Saturday in a tri-match at Randolph.

MATCH NOTES

  • Shenandoah is now 5-1 lifetime versus PSU-Altoona and has won four straight over the Lions
  • This is the Hornets first-ever win at the Wilkins Center in its the north/south court configuration
  • The win is the first for SU this season in a five-set match

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