Penn State volleyball kicks off the 2016 campaign hosting West Virginia Friday, Aug. 26 in Rec Hall
2017 (Sophomore): Saw action in three sets. 2016 (Freshman):Played in five matches with five sets of action … Logged one ace and one dig in 2016 … Posted first career dig against Siena (9/9) … Logged an ace at Rutgers (9/21).
Personal Born Allison Marie Farrell, November 6, 1997 in Hinsdale, Indiana … Parents are Michelle and James Farrell … Has two brothers, Joseph and Kevin and one sister, Ashley … Brother, Joseph, was a member of the Penn State men’s volleyball team for the 2012 season … Names the Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Cowboys as favorite professional sports teams … “Bridesmaids” as favorite movie … Rachel McAdams and Melissa McCarthy as favorite actresses, dancing and shopping as favorite hobbies and steak as her favorite food … Plans to major in communication or health and human development.
High School A four-year letterwinner at Glenbard East, Farrell helped the Rams to a regional title during the 2014-15 season … She also earned Upstate 8 All-Conference and All-Area honors in 2015, having previously earned All-Conference honorable mention distinction in 2014 … Played club volleyball with Sports Performance.