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Women's Volleyball

Go Lady Black Bears! The Pennsylvania Highlands Lady Black Bears are looking forward to doing battle this year under the guidance of the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) in Region XX, at the Division III level.


Team Roster

  • #1 Shylo Yon Open or Close

    Yon
    High School: Portage
    Position: Outside Hitter/Middle Blocker
    Nickname: "Shy"
    Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Winning the Silver Medal at the St. Francis Tournament

  • #4 Charis Biancuzzo Open or Close

    Biancuzzo
    High School: Ferndale
    Position: Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "Char"
    Favorite Movie: Pitch Perfect
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Going to tournaments and playing "ninja" with the other teams

  • #5 Nicole Cameron Open or Close

    5
    High School: 
    Conemaugh Township
    Position: Setter/Defensive Specialist
    Nickname: "Nicki"
    Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Being recognized at an All-Star Game

  • #6 Loren Schweiger Open or Close

    6
    High School: 
    Cambria Heights
    Position: Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "L-Swag"
    Favorite Movie: If I Stay
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Playing volleyball in college

  • #10 Jessica Eash Open or Close

    #10
    High School: 
    Conemaugh Township
    Position: Defensive Specialist
    Nickname: "Jess"
    Favorite Movie: Divergent Series
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Blocking for the first time

  • #12 Jessica Shaffer Open or Close

    #12
    High School: 
    Central Cambria
    Position: Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "Jess"
    Favorite Movie: Sandlot
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Playing in college

  • #13 Krysta Ziesman Open or Close

    13
    High School: 
    Central Cambria
    Position: Libero/Outside Hitter
    Favorite Movie: Pitch Perfect 2
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Blocking, bus trips, and playing middle hitter

  • #14 Alyssa Ott Open or Close

    #14
    High School: 
    Windber
    Position: Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "Lyss"
    Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Bonding with my teammates 

  • #21 Kaily Karl Open or Close

    #21
    High School: 
    Shade/Central City
    Position: Setter/Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "Kails"
    Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Playing in All-Star Games

  • #22 Kairah Lewis Open or Close

    22
    High School: 
    Richland
    Position: Middle Blocker
    Nickname: "Steve"
    Favorite Movie: Shooter
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Winning my first volleyball tournament

  • #24 Katie Strapple Open or Close

    24
    High School: 
    Windber
    Position: Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "Kat Strapp"
    Favorite Movies: Space Jam & Mighty Ducks
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Going to states in my junior year of high school

  • #25 Ashley Dively Open or Close

    25
    High School: 
    Greater Johnstown
    Position: Outside Hitter
    Nickname: "Ash"
    Favorite Movie: Straight Outta Compton
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Playing in an All-Star Game

  • #32 Sarah Fisher Open or Close

    32
    High School: 
    Westmont Hilltop
    Position: Middle Blocker
    Nickname: "Sar"
    Favorite Movie: Harry Potter
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: "When I six-packed a girl in the face."

  • #33 Kathleen Davey Open or Close

    33
    High School: 
    Canon McMillan
    Position: Middle Blocker
    Nickname: "Kat"
    Favorite Volleyball Moment: Being named to the WPIAL AAA First Team two years in a row

  • Student Manager - Miranda Mills Open or Close

    Miranda Mills
    High School: 
    Canon McMillan

  • Student Coach - Brett Sanderson Open or Close

    High School: Conemaugh Valley

  • Head Coach - Landon Loya Open or Close


Team Schedule and Results: 2015 Season

Date

 

Opponent

 

H/A

 

Time

 

Result

9/1   Mount Aloysius (SCRIMMAGE)
Lord Fairfax CC (SCRIMMAGE)
  Away   4pm
8pm
   
9/4   WPCC/PSUAC Challenge
Penn State Fayette
Penn State New Kensington
   
Away
 
   
4pm
8pm
   
9/5   WPCC/PSUAC Challenge
Penn State Beaver
   
Away
   
3pm
   
9/11   Potomac State   Home   6pm    
9/15   CC Beaver County   Away   6pm    
9/19   Anne Arundel CC   Home   2pm    
9/22   Garrett College   Home   6pm    
9/23   Westmoreland County CC   Away   6pm    
9/25   Butler County CC   Home   6pm    
9/26   Pitt Titusville   Away   12pm    
9/29   Garrett College   Away   6pm    
10/3   Montgomery College   Away   6pm    
10/7   Butler County CC (Pink Out)   Away   6pm    
10/10   CC Beaver County
Howard College
  Home   12pm
2pm
   
10/15   Westmoreland County CC   Home   6pm    
10/24   WPCC Tournament   Away   TBD    
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