Penn-Trafford volleyball looking good after challenging early season schedule
Sunday, September 24, 2023 | 11:01 AM
But veteran coach Jim Schall said he’s not deterred by the start. He said his team has learned a lot and he expects them to finish strong.
“We have a good crew coming back.” Schall said. “And I think we’re improving. We lost a tough match to North Catholic and we’re doing much better.”
Schall uses a 12-player rotation headlined by nine seniors.
Heading the list of returning starters are senior setter Ella Dindak and senior outside hitter Elle Visco.
Other seniors back are middle hitter Olivia Pepple, outside hitter Sophia Green, libero Maci Hohman, setter Ella Spena, defensive specialist Carli Brinko, middle hitter Georgia Kendall and defensive specialist Savannah Koscho.
There are three juniors Schall is counting on. They are middle hitter Kamryn Pieper, outside hitter Kaci DePalma and outside hitter Kylie Anthony.
“We have some good talent and they are working hard,” said Schall, who noted the team is working especially on its blocking.
“Every day at practice I see improvement. I like what I see. We have a lot of players who have experience. I expect us to continue to improve.”
Schall said the program is in good shape. He has a lot of sophomores and freshmen working on the junior varsity team.
The Warriors also play in the Norwin tournament in October.
Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Paul by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter .
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