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Women’s Volleyball Team Defeated in Season Opener

Vol. 8, No. 3 (Through Sunday, Aug. 30) ‘Cat Tales Women’s VolleyballThe women’s volleyball team became the first fall sports team to open its season, but found the going tough in the Penn State Beaver Classic as it lost all three matches. Top statistical leaders in the match against Ohio State Marion were Tara Powell (Bethlehem), with five digs and five kills; and Alyssa Covas (Pottsville) with three blocks, four digs and two kills. Leaders against Penn State Beaver were Covas, with two blocks and nine kills; Ashley Matson (Troy), with seven aces and eight kills; and Karlee Shubert (Hanover), with 10 kills and two blocks. The leader against Penn State Fayette was Lyndsey Smith (Mechanicsburg), with seven assists, two aces and four kills. Upcoming Games Cross-Country Saturday, Sept. 5 at Delaware Valley Invitational, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Luzerne Community College Invitational, 1 p.m.GolfWednesday, Sept. 2 Penn College Invitational at White Deer Golf Complex, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Penn State Fayette Invitational, 10 a.m.TennisSaturday, Sept. 5 host Penn State Brandywine, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Penn State Brandywine, 1 p.m.Men’s SoccerTuesday, Sept. 1 at Lycoming College, 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 at Penn State Brandywine, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 host Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 host Penn State Abington, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 host Pitt-Bradford, 4:30 p.m.Women’s SoccerThursday, Sept. 3 at Davis College, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 host Penn State Abington, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Penn State DuBois, 4 p.m.Women’s VolleyballOverall record: 0-3 Friday, Aug. 28 at Penn State Beaver Classic vs. Ohio State-Marion, L, 9-25, 18-25, 9-25. Saturday, Aug. 29 at Penn State Beaver Classic vs. Penn State Beaver, L, 22-25, 22-25, 25-22, 18-25; vs. Penn State Fayette, L, 22-25, 9-25, 11-25. Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Valley Forge Christian College, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Penn State Brandywine, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 host Penn State Beaver and Penn State Hazleton, 2 p.m.