NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. — Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball middle blocker Connor Ebersole of Altoona was awarded the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week honor on Monday, April 10.
Ebersole was a big presence at the net for the Lions in their 3-0 sweep of AMCC opponent Wells College this past Saturday afternoon at home in Penn State Altoona’s final match of the season.
Ebersole finished Saturday’s win with a match-high seven total blocks, racking up three solo blocks and four block assists. His total of seven blocks ties for the most by a Lions player in a three-set match in Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball team history.
Ebersole currently leads the AMCC in solo blocks (26) while also ranking fourth in the conference in total blocks (65), seventh in blocks per set (0.72), and eighth in block assists (39). This is his first AMCC Player of the Week award of his collegiate career.
Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball finished its 2023 season with a 5-19 overall record, including a 5-8 mark against AMCC opponents.