FINAL SCORE: #8 Penn State Fayette 0, #1 Florida College 0
FIRST SET: 25-15 | SECOND SET: 25-14 |THIRD SET: 25-14
LOCATION: CARC, SUNY Canton
TOURNAMENT RECORDS: PSU Fayette 2-3, Florida College 5-0
ON THE COURT: In the last quarterfinal matchup at CARC, #1 Florida College defeated #8 PSU Fayette in three straight sets (best of five), 3-0 (25-15, 25-14,25-14), to advance to the semi-finals of the 2014 USCAA Volleyball National Championship.
In each of the three sets, the Falcons used dominant offense and key runs to put away the Roaring Lions of Penn State Fayette. 2014 USCAA Player of the Year, Malea Kalina led all players with 12 kills. Teammates Kendall Baum and Savannah Gorman each had 11 and 10 kills, respectively.
Florida College finished the match with a 36 percent kill percentage compared to Penn State Fayette's 18 percent.
Caitlin Williams led the Roaring Lions with 13 digs while Student-Athlete of the Year Emily Konter contributed 12 assists.
- USCAA Student-Athlete of the Year, Emily Konter of Penn State Fayette finished with 12 assists and 10 digs
- 3 Florida College players finished with 10 or more kills (Kalina, Gorman, and Baum)
- 3 Falcons had 10 or more digs (Tharp, Rouch, Kalina)
- USCAA Second Team All-American, Abilene Rouch finished with a match high 38 assists.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Malea Kalina, Florida College
NEXT UP: With the win, #1 Florida College moves onto the semi-finals of the 2014 USCAA Volleyball National Championship to face#3 Alfred State College at 12:00pm in CARC. PSU Fayette ends their season with a record of 23-9 and a 2-3 record at this year's National Tournament.