McKeesport, Pa. - Before the Penn State Beaver match, the Penn State Greater Allegheny women's volleyball team recognized two graduating seniors alongside two Lady Lions who are a part of Penn State’s “2+2” program.
#24, sophomore libero Brianna Audette (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville) will be continuing her Business Degree at the Penn State-Berks campus. Thus far in her two years at Greater Allegheny, Brianna has saw playing time through 47 matches and 147 sets to compile a list of 25 kills, 100 assists, 50 service aces and 361 digs.
#6, sophomore setter Adrielle Brisbon (Fort Washington, Md./Friendly) will be completing her Business Degree at University Park. In two seasons, Adrielle has played in a total of 44 matches and 134 sets, along with piling up 67 kills, 701 assists, 85 service aces, 214 digs, 7 solo blocks and 30 block assists to assist in the Greater Allegheny gains.
Thank you both for your dedication to this volleyball program
over the past two
#32, Senior middle hitter Christina Floyd (Philadelphia, Pa./Sts. Neumann-Goretti) has participated in a total of 256 sets over the span of 82 matches. Through the past four seasons, Christina has earned herself 282 kills, 18 assists, 89 service aces, 286 digs, 101 solo blocks and 75 block assists. With over a 3.0 GPA, Christina will be graduating with her Bachelor's Degree in Corporate Communications.
#7, Senior middle hitter Alyssa Finocchi from Pittsburgh has piled up the stats in the past four seasons. Alyssa has played in 87 career matches and 278 sets. She’s earned a remarkable 784 kills, 30 assists, 229 service aces, 708 digs, 149 solo blocks and 84 block assists to lead the Greater Allegheny team to where they sit now. With a strong 3.4 GPA, Alyssa will be graduating this May with her Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing Management.
“Both of these ladies have played a major role in the success and growth of our volleyball program," said head coach Tracy Gibbs. "Their dedication to academics and athletics is inspiring. Being able to watch and help them grow as players has really been a blessing. They have dominated the middle hitter positions in our Penn State University Athletic Conference season after season."
Coach Gibbs continues, "To my two seniors and two of my team captains: We have been through so much together and we have seen this program flourish. I hope I have made it clear what a huge contribution you both have made to that growth. No one is going to be able to fill your shoes as part of this program and no one will ever be able to be a part of it’s history like you both have done. Coach Dan and I are so incredibly proud of your success on the volleyball court but more importantly your success off the court. You both are going to be greatly missed after this season and we know you will both be incredibly success in your future endeavors. “