CALIFORNIA (Oct. 22) – The California University of Pennsylvania volleyball team snapped its two-game losing streak by defeating Slippery Rock, 3-0 (25-19, 25-9, 25-17), in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action on Friday night at Hamer Hall.
With the win, the Vulcans improve to 17-9 overall and 12-2 in conference play to remain 1.0-game back of first palce in the PSAC West standings. Slippery Rock falls to 9-15 overall and 5-9 in the PSAC.
Sophomore Chelsea Wilson (Bellwood, Pa./Bellwood Antis) led the Vulcans in kills, posting 11 in the contest while hitting at a .500 clip and also added four blocks (one solo). Junior Katya Kopanarova (Sofia, Bulgaria/81 Victor Hugo) and sophomores Kelly Fromknecht (Erie, Pa./McDowell) and Meghan Franz (Cranberry Twp., Pa./Seneca Valley) each totaled seven kills to tie for second on the team.
Senior Julie Paronish (Hastings, Pa./Northern Cambria) collected 17 digs to lead the Vulcans.
The Vulcans are back in action on Saturday, Oct. 23 when they host PSAC West-leading Clarion at 1 p.m. in Hamer Hall.