Lebanon Valley too much for Lycoming volleyball team

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lebanon Valley volleyball team proved to be too much for the Lady Warriors in a 3-0 victory at Lamade Gymnasium on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The Dutchmen improved to 21-2 on the season and 3-0 in the Commonwealth Conference.

Lebanon Valley, headlined by the top player in the league, shutout Lycoming with set scores of 25-15, 25-12 and 25-15 to extend its winning streak to 10 matches. Joelle Snyder, who entered the match with over 250 kills and a .404 hitting percentage, landed 17 kills in 29 attempts (.517) to lead the Dutchmen.

The Lady Warriors struggled defensively with the hard-hitting attacks of the bigger Dutchmen team and could not muster an offensive attack. Lebanon Valley finished the match with 44 kills and 12 errors in 96 attempts for a .333 hitting percentage. Lycoming finished with 15 kills and 10 errors in 94 attempts for a .053 percentage.

Heather Frantz (Pine Grove, Pa.) led the way for the Lady Warriors, finishing the match with four kills, one assist and eight digs.

Kelly Rose (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) played in only one set but recorded three kills. Abby Myers (Shippensburg, Pa.) also posted three kills while handing out seven assists and registering eight digs.

Emily Abel (Spring Grove, Pa.) led the defensive effort with 17 digs.

The Lady Warriors drop to 10-12 overall and 0-3 in the conference.

Lycoming will host Moravian and Marymount in a tri-match during Homecoming this Saturday, Oct. 11, at Lamade Gymnasium. The Lady Warriors will play Moravian at 11 a.m. and Marymount at 3 p.m. with each of those schools facing off in the middle at 1 p.m.

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