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Pitt-Greensburg Edges Women's Volleyball 3-1

Pitt-Greensburg Edges Women's Volleyball 3-1

10/24/2012 — GREENSBURG, Pa. - Penn State Altoona women's volleyball lost a tightly-contested match 3-1 to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday night at Chambers Hall.

The home team claimed the first set by a 25-23 margin, but the Lady Lions bounced back to tie the match with a 25-15 win in set two. However, Pitt-Greensburg responded with a 25-16 win in the third set and a narrow 25-23 victory in the fourth to wrap up the match.

Mariah McDowell (Morrisdale, PA/West Branch) led Penn State Altoona with 13 kills and 11 solo blocks.

Amanda Hammer (Greencastle, PA/Greencastle-Antrim) posted nine kills and eight digs.

Emily Frye (Etters, PA/Red Land) led the squad with 13 digs, while Becky Britton (Northern Cambria, PA/Northern Cambria) added 10 more.

Marina Cotarelo (North Salem, NY/North Salem) had a team-best 20 set assists.

Photo: Penn State Altoona junior middle hitter Mariah McDowell had 13 kills and 11 solo blocks on Wednesday at Pitt-Greensburg.

TAGS: women's volleyball