MEDIA, Pa. -- During Senior Night, the Penn State Brandywine volleyball team dealt Penn State Schuylkill a defeat in straight sets by scores of 25-9, 25-5, 25-2 on Thursday.
Honored during the match, senior Nikki Poissant (Aston, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara), the team's lone senior, recorded team bests with 14 kills and 10 digs.
Sullivan Stark (Middletown, Del./William Penn) dealt out 22 assists and recorded 14 service aces, while Margot Gargus (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East) produced nine kills, nine aces and five digs. Lauren Kelly (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East) collected five kills and Randi Gassaway (Detroit, Mich./East English Village Prep) totaled seven digs.
Brandywine led from start to finish, opening up an 11-3 first-set advantage behind a trio of aces from Stark and kills from Poissant, Gargus and Kelly. Schuylkill scored three-straight points to pull within 17-9, but Brandywine collected the final eight points, with five coming on Gargus kills, to take a 1-0 lead.
Gargus served up four-straight aces and Poissant added a kill to push the edge to 16-2 during set No. 2 and Brandywine never looked back, taking a two-sets-to-none lead by a score of 25-5.
The Lions netted the first 17 points of the final stanza and used a kill from Poissant to claim the final tally of the match, winning the third set by a 25-2 count.
Brandywine (21-2, 14-0 PSUAC) can claim the outright regular season title in the PSUAC with a victory on Sunday at second-place Penn State DuBois (12:00 PM).
June 11, 2018 Brandywine Places Fourth In USCAA Director’s Cup
November 13, 2017 Poissant Earns Second USCAA All-American Award
November 10, 2017 Volleyball Season Concludes With Pair of Setbacks At USCAA Tournament
November 9, 2017 Lions Drop Two On Day One At USCAA Volleyball Tournament
November 8, 2017 Brandywine’s Fall Conference Champions Set For USCAA Championships
November 1, 2017 Three Brandywine Athletes Earn Final PSUAC Fall Weekly Awards
October 30, 2017 Fall Teams Headed To State College For PSUAC Championships
October 28, 2017 No. 1 Brandywine Sweeps DuBois; Advances To PSUAC Title Match
October 25, 2017 Top-Seeded Brandywine Set To Host PSUAC Volleyball Tournament
October 24, 2017 PSUAC Selects Poissant And Stark Players Of The Week
October 24, 2017 Lions Finish Out Perfect PSUAC Regular-Season Slate
October 22, 2017 Brandywine Tops DuBois, Secures Top Seed In PSUAC Tournament
October 18, 2017 Brandywine Earns 3-0 Senior Night Victory
October 15, 2017 Brandywine Sweeps Lehigh Valley, Hazleton
October 14, 2017 Lions Take Two At Scranton Quad
October 7, 2017 Brandywine Picks Up PSUAC Victory At York
October 5, 2017 Lions Complete Season Sweep Of Mont Alto
October 4, 2017 Napoleon, Stark Sweep USCAA National Volleyball Awards
October 1, 2017 Lions Sweep Final Day Of Dig Pink Quads
September 30, 2017 Brandywine Wins Two On First Day Of Dig Pink
September 27, 2017 Stark, Poissant Land Second PSUAC Awards; Stark Adds USCAA Honor
September 27, 2017 Brandywine Bests Schuylkill In Sweep
September 26, 2017 Volleyball Hosting Annual Dig Pink Quad Matches Saturday And Sunday
September 25, 2017 Brandywine Downs Bryn Athyn 3-0
September 23, 2017 Brandywine Knocks Off Lehigh Valley In Return To Home Court
September 21, 2017 Brandywine Falls In Straight Sets At Berks
September 19, 2017 Lions Handle Mont Alto To Open PSUAC Slate
September 13, 2017 Poissant, Stark Claim First PSUAC Volleyball Weekly Honors
September 10, 2017 Brandywine Sweeps St. Elizabeth Tri-Match
September 8, 2017 Brandywine Topples Delaware Valley In Four Sets
September 5, 2017 Albright Outlasts Brandywine 3-0
September 2, 2017 Lions Top Bryn Mawr 3-0 In Home Opener
September 1, 2017 Brandywine Cruises To Season-Opening Win At Rosemont
August 30, 2017 Brandywine Fall Teams Kick Off 2017 Seasons Friday
August 17, 2017 Brandywine Appoints Scavicchio-Fields Head Volleyball Coach