UNIVERSITY PARK (Sept. 17, 2019) — Penn State Mont Alto freshman Kylee Gooding (Warriors Mark, Pa. / Tyrone Area) earned Player of the Week recognition by the Penn State University Athletic Conference on Tuesday afternoon.
The Mont Alto volleyball team is in the midst of a five-match win streak with a perfect 4-0 in conference play. Goodling is spearheading the team’s offensive attack. The freshman had another strong week, tallying 70 kills for an average of 4.47 per set.
Mont Alto earned PSUAC wins over New Kensington, Greater Allegheny and Beaver as well as a non-conference three-set victory over Christendom.
Gooding racked up six service aces and 37 digs during the week. She set a career-high with 28 kills in the 3-1 victory over Penn State Greater Allegheny. Just a day later, she had another 23 kills in the thrilling 3-2 conference win over PSU Beaver. This fall, Gooding stands first within the PSUAC with 163 kills and her 3.98 kills per set. She is also best within the conference.
Mont Alto (9-2, 4-0 PSUAC) looks to remain undefeated in the PSUAC Wednesday at Penn State Fayette. Match time is slated for 7 p.m.
FRANK MAIRA is Assistant Director of Athletics/SID of Penn State Mont Alto