Penn State Altoona athletics round-up Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Bristol and Kiser

Penn State Altoona women's volleyball's sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Bristol (left) and junior libero Nicole Kiser (right) accepted the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's regular season title award after the league's championship match in the Adler Arena on Sunday, Nov. 5. The Lady Lions earned the recognition by finishing in first place in the conference standings during the regular season. 

Credit: Penn State

Women’s Swimming

Franciscan University 97, Penn State Altoona 96

Freshman Hannah Kimmick (Youngwood, Pennsylvania/Hempfield) had two individual first place finishes and was also part of a relay event team that won first in Penn State Altoona’s loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Franciscan University on Saturday, Nov. 4. She placed first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:20.38 before winning the 500-yard freestyle in 6:12.20. Later, Kimmick combined with her teammates for a time of 2:09.22 to come in first place in the 200-yard freestyle relay.

Women’s Volleyball

La Roche College 3, Penn State Altoona 1 (AMCC Tournament, semifinal)

Sophomore outside hitter Lauren Diller (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania/Chambersburg) was named to the All-Tournament Team for the AMCC playoffs. In the Lady Lions’ loss to La Roche on Saturday, Diller posted team-highs with 14 kills and 32 digs.