Harrisburg, Pa.- Casey Stump recorded 28 assists and 19 digs in her final collegiate performance to lead the Lions in their match up with CAC leader Christopher Newport. The Lions had a strong team defensive performance with Kerri Miller, Katelyn Hossler, and Stump all recording over 17 digs. The Lions would get a boost offensively from middle hitter Alexandra Kon, who recorded 8 kills. The Lions would use a collective team effort to take the opening set from the Captains 25-23. Christopher Newport would rally and down the Lions 3-1.
Final Score: Penn State Harrisburg 1 vs. Christopher Newport 3
1st: Penn State Harrisburg 25 - Christopher Newport 23
2nd: Penn State Harrisburg 10 - Christopher Newport 25
3rd: Penn State Harrisburg 23 - Christopher Newport 25
4th: Penn State Harrisburg 19 – Christopher Newport 25
Penn State Harrisburg:
Dechirico, McGill, Newsome, O'Hara, Smith, Plumlee, and Piper
Inside The Stats:
Kills- Harrisburg 34 vs. Christopher Newport 36
Serving Aces- Harrisburg 2 vs Christopher Newport 10
Assists- Harrisburg 30 vs. Christopher Newport 36
Digs- Harrisburg 74 vs. Christopher Newport 54
Casey Stump- 28 Assists and 19 Digs
Kerri Miller- 17 Digs
Katelyn Hossler- 20 Digs
Alexander Kon- 8 Kills
Casey Stump finishes her career with 104 matches played, 2114 assists, a school career record, 144 service aces, a school career record, and 621 digs, fourth best in school history. Her 681 assists this season our the second most in school history ever totaled in a season by one player and 55 services aces are the third most ever totaled in a single season in school history.
Penn State Harrisburg will head into the offseason hoping to grow upon this season's successes after finishing its regular season schedule.