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Women's Volleyball Opens AMCC Play With Split

Women's Volleyball Opens AMCC Play With Split



9/28/2013 — ERIE, Pa. - Penn State Altoona women's volleyball began its Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference schedule on Saturday afternoon at Penn State Behrend, defeating Medaille College 3-1 and losing to Behrend 3-0.

Against Medaille, the Lady Lions triumphed 25-14, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20.

Mariah McDowell (Morrisdale, PA/West Branch) led all players with 20 kills, while Becky Britton (Northern Cambria, PA/Northern Cambria) and Moira Corrigan (Havertown, PA/Haverford) added seven kills apiece.

Kristi Batzel (Osberburg, PA/Chestnut Ridge) tallied 45 set assists and added 11 digs.

Emily Baker (Lewisberry, PA/Red Land) posted a total of 26 digs, and Sarah Seibert (Stoystown, PA/North Star) added 16 digs.

In the team's second match of the day, they lost to host team Penn State Behrend by scores of 25-16, 25-23, 25-17.

McDowell again posted a match-high total for kills with 11.

Britton was second on the squad with seven kills and tied for the team-high with 10 digs. Baker also totalled 10 digs.

Batzel had 30 set assists to go along with eight digs.

Amanda Hammer (Greencastle, PA/Greencastle-Antrim) contributed nine kills in the match.

Photo: Penn State Altoona freshman Emily Baker had 36 digs in two matches today, averaging 5.14 digs per set.

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