Wildcats Earn PSUAC Honors
Four Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s volleyball players earned Penn State University Athletic Conference All-Conference honors this season. Senior Lyndsey Smith (Mechanicsburg), junior Tara Powell (Burgettstown), sophomore Lindsay Moyer (Canton) and freshman Kelly Hebert (Wellsboro) all made the cut, with Hebert named “Newcomer of the Year” and Smith “Setter of the Year.”
Smithearned first-team honors as she notched a team-leading 616 assists, ranking her 11th nationally in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. Hebertalso was named to the first team after having a great rookie season with 167 kills and 65 blocks. She is ranked 19th nationally in blocks.
Moyer, a second-team selection, was second on the team in kills with 157 and led the team in aces with 41. Powell earned an honorable mention for her solid play with 139 kills, 39 aces and 174 digs.
The Wildcats finished the year with a 16-2 conference record and second-place finish in the PSUAC. Overall, they are 20-9and rankedseventhin the USCAA with a strong chance of receiving a bid to the national tournament in Louisville, Ky. Bids will be announced Friday.