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Penn State Athletics | October 5, 2014

No. 3 Women's Volleyball Sweeps Past Iowa

  The Nittany Lions had three players with triple-digit kills in Saturday's win.

IOWA CITY, Iowa - No. 3 Penn State women's volleyball (15-2, 3-1) concluded a four-match Big Ten road swing with a straight set victory (25-15, 25-14, 25-11) at Iowa (8-7, 0-4) Saturday evening at Carver Hawkeye Arena.

A trio of Nittany Lions powered the offense with double-digit kills. Senior Nia Grant and junior Megan Courtney tallied 11 each, while freshman Ali Frantti recorded 10. Courtney matched a career-high mark with two aces, while also posting four digs to go along with a.611 hitting percentage.

Defensively, senior Dominique Gonzalez led the way with eight digs. Grant added four digs, while Frantti finished second on the squad with six digs.

Senior Micha Hancock paced the team to a .360 team hitting percentage, dishing out 33 assists to go along with four aces and five digs. She also notched five kills on eight errorless swings, finishing with .625 hitting clip.

 

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