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Women's Tennis Earns Highest Team GPA Award for Second Time This Decade
The Penn State women's volleyball team was picked No. 3 in the final AVCA poll of 2017
Penn State falls, 3-2, in heart-breaker to B1G foe Nebraska
Penn State women's volleyball advances to their 13th NCAA semifinal with a 3-0 win over Michigan State.
Penn State swept Missouri to head to the NCAA Championship Regional Final on Saturday at 8 p.m.
2017 (Junior): Played all 35 matches and 123 sets … dished 789 assists over the season for a team-high 6.41 assists per set … was second on the team with 33 aces ... scooped up 234 digs, which was third on the team … dished out multi-ace performances 10 times, including tying career-high four aces at Wisconsin (11/24) … scooped up double-digit digs eight times, including a career-high 18 digs against Nebraska (12/14) in the NCAA Semifinal game … recorded four-straight double-digit dig performances 9/1 through 9/9 … all eight of her double-digit dig performances resulted in a double-double with digs and assists … recorded 30-plus assists on five occasions, including a season-high 38 dimes against Ohio (9/16) … finished the season with 23 kills and four blocks.
2016 (Sophomore):Academic All-Big Ten Honoree … Played in 25 matches, starting five while playing in 70 total sets … Logged 231 assists, 71 digs, 15 kills, 14 blocks and 12 service aces during the 2016 season … Directed the team to a .424 hitting clip in the win against Georgia Southern (8/27), dishing out 26 assists to go along with eight digs and two aces ... Came off the bench and tallied 28 assists against No. 19 North Carolina (8/27) ... Logged 35 assists and nine digs at Colorado (9/3) ... Logged an ace at Rutgers (9/21)...Served up an ace against No. 22 Michigan (10/1)...Registered three service aces vs. Rutgers (10/8)...Recorded one service ace and a dig against both No. 22 Purdue (10/14) and Indiana (10/15)...Passed out 12 assists to go along with two digs and a kill against No. 3 Minnesota (10/29)..Tallied 28 assists and four digs vs. No. 1 Nebraska (11/4)...Notched a season-high six blocks, nine digs and three kills against Iowa (11/5)...Logged a pair of season-high marks with 41 assists and 16 digs, marking her 11th career double-double vs. Maryland (11/11) … Started against Nebraska (11/16) with 12 assists and three assists … Posted 14 assists, five digs and three service aces against Nebraska (12/9).
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): AVCA All-Northeast Region honorable mention ... Big Ten Setter of the Week (11/2) ... Golden Dome Invitational All-Tournament Team ... USF Invitational All-Tournament... Played in all 34 matches, starting 33 ... Directed the team to a .295 hitting efficiency, averaging 10.83 assists per set ... Led the team with 40 aces, averaging 0.35 per set ... Finished third on the team with 2.23 digs per set ... Made her collegiate debut against Buffalo (8/28), dishing out 18 assists to go along with three digs ... Had 30 assists and three digs against Stony Brook (8/29) ... Logged her third match with at least one ace against Villanova (8/29), adding 37 assists ... Had four digs and three blocks against No. 21 Colorado ... Paced four of her top attackers to
2014 (Freshman): Did not play in any matches ... Redshirt season.
High School: Three-year captain and three-time team MVP at Boylan Catholic ... Earned All-State honorable mention honors in both her sophomore and junior seasons, achieving NIC 10 All-Conference MVP honors in her sophomore, junior and season seasons ... Helped guide her club team, Club Fusion, to two AAU championships as the squad's setter ... 2013-14 Under Armour First Team All-American ... 2013 Mizuno Honorable Mention All-American.
Personal: Born Bryanna Malia'okalani Weiskircher on May 25,