Three Raiders earn volleyball honors

Three Raiders volleyball team members were named Thursday afternoon to the 2022 All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Volleyball Teams. Voting is conducted by the league’s head coaches.
 
Senior middle blockers Oyinda Agbale and Rachel Verhoef were named to the All-PSAC First Team; and freshman setter Kearstin Davis was named to the All-PSAC Second Team.
 
Verhoef earned her second consecutive All-PSAC honor, and her first, First Team honor. It is the first All-PSAC classification for Agbale and Davis.
 
SU extends its streak of having at least two players receive All-PSAC honors to 19 consecutive seasons.
 
Agbale led the Raiders in blocks with 96 blocks and was ranked 7th in the PSAC in hitting percentage (.239) and 12th in blocks per set (0.81). She hit .300 or better in 14-of-30 matches while producing double-digit kills 11 times and averaging 2.06 kill per set. Agbale totaled five or more blocks on eight occasions, including a career high of seven total blocks.
 
Overall, Agbale finished her career with 475 kills, a .267 hitting percentage, 65 digs and a total of 165 blocks. She earned three PSAC Eastern Defensive Athlete of the Week awards.
 
Verhoef led the Raiders in kills with 276 and was ranked second in the team for blocks with 92. She ranked 14th in the PSAC for both hit percentage (.271) and blocks per set (0.77).

Overall, Verhoef finished her career with 546 kills, a .236 hitting percentage, 19 service aces, 84 digs, and 167 total blocks. She earned All-PSAC Second Team honors last season and had three PSAC Eastern Division Athlete of the Week awards, with two coming this season.
 
Davis led the Raiders in assists (993) and tied for first in service aces (45). She is ranked 7th in the league in assist per set (8.28). Davis recorded 50 or more assists in four matches this season and 10 matches with 40 or more assists. She also recorded 10 double-double this season with assists and digs and had three or more aces in eight matches. Davis was the first freshman setter since 2017 to be named PSAC Eastern Division Athlete of the Week.

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