Fri. Dec 8th, 2023

Morgan Sarver, a sophomore forward for Slippery Rock University, and a graduate of Altoona Area High School, has been named to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s soccer all-conference team. She earned a spot on the PSAC Western Division Second Team and started in all 18 of her appearances, finishing third in the PSAC in shots and fourth in shots on goal. With six goals and nine assists for the Rock, she tied for second place in team offensive points at 21. The Rock ended the season with a record of 12-4-3 overall.

Meanwhile, five members of the Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball program received postseason honors from the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC). Head coach Jamie McGreal was named coach of the year, while freshman outside hitter Lia Simanski, a Bishop Guilfoyle High School graduate, was selected as newcomer of the year. Additionally, junior libero Anna Batrus was a first-team All-AMCC selection and led the conference this season in digs per set (5.55), while being second in total digs (533). Senior outside hitter Lacee Barnhart also received recognition as a second-team pick alongside Simanski. Junior middle Makenna Port earned third-team recognition for her contributions to the Lady Lions team that won their third-ever conference championship under McGreal’s leadership.

By Editor

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