HAZLETON, Pa. -- The Penn State Brandywine volleyball team secured its first victory of the season as the Lions downed Penn State Hazleton 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-13) in the Penn State University Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
Hannah Sarafinas (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown West) collected a season-high 11 kills, while Brandi James (Glenolden, Pa./Interboro) notched seven and Kira Thorne (Alconbury, England/Alconbury) added five.
The Lions produced 14 service aces with four coming from Sarafinas and three each by Alsatia Haas-Tome (Norwood, Pa./Interboro), Amanda Floyd (Glenolden, Pa./Interboro) and Gianna Anthony (Newtown Square, Pa./Sacred Heart Academy).
Defensively, Sarafinas accounted for both of the team's blocks, while James paced the Lions with eight digs. Anthony added five digs, while Rebecca Gonzalez (Clearwater, Fla./Washburn Academy) coupled five digs with 20 assists.
Brandywine (1-5, 1-0 PSUAC) is back on the road Sunday at Penn State Scranton beginning at noon.
November 11, 2019 Anthony, James Receive All-American Honorable Mention Recognition
October 28, 2019 Anthony, Sarafinas Headline Four Named To All-PSUAC Volleyball Teams
October 28, 2019 Brandywine Bows Out Of PSUAC Tournament In Semifinals
October 23, 2019 Fall Teams Ready To Begin Postseason
October 22, 2019 Brandywine Tops York 3-1 On Senior Night
October 20, 2019 Brandywine Knocks Off Wilkes-Barre 3-0
October 16, 2019 Lions' Rally Falls Short In Final Non-Conference Match
October 10, 2019 Brandywine Falls At Rutgers-Camden
October 9, 2019 Brandywine Sweeps Scranton For Fifth-Straight Win
October 5, 2019 Brandywine Wins Three On Dig Pink Day
October 3, 2019 Lions Complete Season Sweep Of Hazleton
October 2, 2019 Brandywine Hosts Dig Pink Saturday
October 1, 2019 Brandywine Drops Home Opener To DelVal
September 29, 2019 Brandywine Competes In PSUAC Crossover Weekend
September 24, 2019 Brandywine Handles York In Three Sets
September 22, 2019 Brandywine Bounces Back To Beat Lehigh Valley
September 20, 2019 Brandywine Falls At Ursinus
September 19, 2019 Brandywine Dealt First PSUAC Defeat
September 16, 2019 Brandywine Tops Valley Forge; Wins Third-Straight Match
September 15, 2019 Brandywine Earns Road Sweep Over Scranton
September 11, 2019 Brandywine Opens Conference Play With First Victory
September 9, 2019 Lions Ousted In Five Sets
September 7, 2019 Brandywine Drops A Pair At Gwynedd Tri-Match
September 4, 2019 Lions Drop 3-0 Decision At Albright
August 31, 2019 Brandywine Falls At Goucher 3-0
June 19, 2019 2019 Volleyball Schedule Unveiled