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Volleyball Set to Play Penn State Altoona in AMCC Semifinals
11/02/2006

FROSTBURG, MD. — The Frostburg State volleyball squad will travel to host site Penn State Behrend to play Penn State Altoona in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference semifinals, Friday evening at 8:00 pm.

The No. 3 Bobcats (13-18 overall, 7-2 AMCC) enter the match by downing No. 6 Pitt-Bradford 3-0 Tuesday evening, while No. 2 Penn State Altoona (15-12 overall, 8-1 AMCC) had a bye.

The Lions and FSU sqared off last week, with PSA getting the better of Frostburg State, by beating them in three straight games, with scores of 31-29, 30-28 and 30-24.

Senior Amanda Hernandez (Crofton, Md./Arundel) leads the Bobcats with 1,069 assists, 198 digs and 83 kills. Freshman Brooke Winterling (Glenelg, Md./Glenelg) has been strong in her first season, recording 529 kills and 70 total blocks.

Lisa Byars leads the Lions with 1,018 assists, 224 digs and 42 kills. Also making strong contributions for PSA are Sara Kylor and Kelly Helfrich. Kylor has 353 kills, 240 kills and 37 service aces, while Helfrich has recorded 191 kills and 80 blocks.

The winner of the Frostburg State/Penn State Altonna contest will advance to finals against the Penn State Behrend/Lake Erie winner.

The AMCC championship match will take place on Saturday, November 4 at 1:00 at Penn State Behrend, with the victor receiving an automatic bid the NCAA Division III Tournament.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu