Volleyball starts strong in season opener

The 2017 Penn State DuBois Volleyball Team.

The 2017 Penn State DuBois Volleyball Team: Front Row: Alyssa Simbeck, Kylee Turek, Carly Shaffer, Tosha Hahn and Adrianna Terwilliger. Back row: Head Coach Dave Alberts, Melody Young, Keara Shrefler, Destinee Smith, Grace Earle, Lydia Opalisky, Gabrielle Wolff and Coach Liz Snell.

Credit: Penn State

DUBOIS, Pa. — The Penn State DuBois Women's Volleyball team opened their season with a 3-0 win against Penn Highlands Community College on Saturday. The first of two games went down to the wire, but the Lady Lions pulled off both wins by scores of 26-24 and 27-25. In the third game, the Lady Lions settled in and won convincingly by a score of 25-12.

Key standouts were Melody Young and Keara Shrefler, who led the team with 12 kills each; Carly Shaffer, who led the team with 23 digs, and Gabby Wolff who led the team with 6 aces. 

The team is looking forward to their next match at home on Sept. 14, versus Westmoreland County Community College at 7 p.m.