Coach: Amy Burgess
Home Phone: 717-683-5501
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The team this season will be utilizing a libero. With this addition to out defensive system our setter will be able to run any option due to the many consistent passes to target she receives. With our experiences returners laying the passing and attacking foundation, we will also look forward to leadership the Co-Captains, Ashley Koller and Jasmine Berry, will offer newcomers to the team. With a freshman setter Kate Basgall and Libero Kate Perry starting with the upperclassmen there will new dynamics to workout in the beginning of the season. We see the coordination and gelling of the team increase with each practice. As always all aspects of the sport will be prepped including mental player development. We will accomplish mental inner strength by focusing on the softer skills such as relaxation, rituals, positive attitude, and visualization. With the excellent work ethic the ladies have displayed so far I anticipate us moving up in the ranks and solidifying a spot in the final four competitions in State College this fall.
Last season was awesome. We rallied with the top teams and finished the season with stellar play. We took a game from the Penn State University Athletic Conference’s (PSUAC’s) No. 2 ranked Penn State Brandywine. Leadership was the key to this success.
We had talented team members to run our offense and all was going great until illness set in and our dreams of playoffs were just out of our reach. All the players on the team had to make some changes and play in different spots, but the team really rose to the occasion. This did take a lot away from our offense and we lost some very close matches. The highlight came at the end of the season when we recovered from illnesses and injuries, our team’s hard work came together as we nearly beat the No. 2 team to get into the playoffs. No, we did not win the match, but we won a game and that left us with the sweet feeling of victory of one game. That game also let us know we can compete with the best in the division.
The teamwork and team bonding was a result of the shared meals, ice cream, group hikes, and team building activities. I appreciated the hard work and dedication of the team throughout the season. I know they appreciated the hard work they put forth when they saw the results and became more competitive.
|2014 Volleyball Roster|
|15||Brittany Aquino||Outside Hitter||Junior||Bel Air, Maryland|
|1||Kate Basgall||Setter||Freshman||York, Pennsylvania|
|6||Jasmine Berry||Right Side Hitter||Sophomore||York, Pennsylvania|
|8||Whitney Brown||Outside Hitter||Sophomore||Richmond, Virginia|
|4||Julia Gandara||Middle Hitter||Junior||Los Angeles, California|
|11||Samantha Hyde||Middle Hitter||Junior||Timonium, Maryland|
|5||Ashley Kohler||Middle Hitter||Sophomore||York, Pennsylvania|
|7||Victoria Maliszewski||Outside Hitter||Freshman||New York, New York|
|17||Eryn Perry||Libero||Freshman||Hanover, Pennsylvania|
|3||Peyton Schneider||Middle Hitter||Freshman||Dover, Pennsylvania|
|12||Hanna Shull||Outside Hitter||Freshman||Gettysburg, Pennsylvania|
|9||Megan Xu||Right Side Hitter||Freshman||Dunwoody, Georgia|
|2014 Volleyball Schedule|
|September 2, 2014||7:00 PM||Central Penn College||Away||W||3-0|
|September 13, 2014||2:00 PM||Penn State Worthington Scranton||Away||W||3-1|
|September 16, 2014||7:00 PM||Penn State Brandywine||Home||L||3-0|
|September 17, 2014||4:30 PM||Penn State Schuylkill||Home||W||3-0|
|September 20, 2014||2:00 PM||Penn State Fayette||Away||PPD|
|September 20, 2014||4:00 PM||Penn State New Kensington||Fayette||PPD|
|September 21, 2014||2:00 PM||Penn State Greater Allegheny||Away||L||3-0|
|September 21, 2014||4:00 PM||Penn State Beaver||Greater Allegheny||L||3-1|
|September 24, 2014||7:00 PM||Penn State Mont Alto||Home||L||3-1|
|September 28, 2014||1:00 PM||Washington Adventist||Away||W||3-0|
|September 30, 2014||7:00 PM||Penn State Schuylkill||Away|
|October 5, 2014||1:00 PM||Penn State Lehigh Valley||Home|
|October 5, 2014||5:00 PM||Penn State Hazleton||Home|
|October 8, 2014||7:00 PM||Penn State Mont Alto||Away|
|October 11, 2014||12:00 PM||Penn State Brandywine||Away|
|October 11, 2014||4:00 PM||Penn State Dubois||Brandywine|
|October 12, 2014||12:00 PM||Central Penn College||Home|
|October 12, 2014||2:00 PM||Penn State Greater Allegheny||Home|
Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Academic All-Conference Megan H. Herr, Lititz, Pa.
USCAA All-Academic Team Megan H. Herr, Lititz, Pa.
Coach: Amy Burgess
Home Phone: 717-683-5501
- The University of Tennessee
- Lock Haven University
- York County School of Technology
- Dallastown Girl’s Junior Varsity-2002-2010
- Dallastown Girl’s Head Junior High- 2006-2010
- Susquehannock Girls’s Junior Varsity-2000-2001
- Susquehannock Girl’s Head Junior High-2000-2001
- Develop the whole player. Physically, socially, and mentally.
Keys to a successful season:
- Have relentless pursuit of all volleyballs, and controlled aggression when making contacts.