2019-20 Youngstown State Volleyball News

  • Hughes, Kalahar Repeat as Horizon League All-Academic Team Selections
    November 19, 2019
    For the second straight season, Youngstown State senior volleyball players Aleah Hughes and Erin Kalahar have been voted to the Horizon League All-Academic Team, the conference announced on Tuesday.
  • Seniors Shine in Final Match
    November 16, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball program’s four seniors all had memorable efforts on Senior Day as the Penguins pushed Northern Kentucky in a five-set loss on Saturday. The set scores in YSU’s season finale were 25-13, 25-18, 22-25, 22-25, 15-10.
  • Hughes Posts Double-Double Versus Wright State
    November 15, 2019
    Aleah Hughes posted a match-high 13 kills and added 13 digs as an injury-ridden Youngstown State volleyball team dropped a three-setter to Wright State on Friday evening. The set scores were 25-17, 25-11, 25-17.
  • Erin Kalahar Earns Academic All-District Honors
    November 14, 2019
    Youngstown State senior volleyball player Erin Kalahar has been named CoSIDA Academic All-District for her combined performance on the court and in the classroom, the organization announced on Thursday.
  • Volleyball to Celebrate Seniors This Weekend at Beeghly Center
    November 14, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will salute the careers of seniors Valor Haggerty, Aleah Hughes, Erin Kalahar and Carla Relitz this weekend as it concludes the 2019 season at Beeghly Center. The Penguins will host Wright State on Friday at 6 p.m., and they’ll host Northern Kentucky in the season finale on Saturday at 4 p.m.
  • Hughes Tallies 12 Kills in Loss at Green Bay
    November 08, 2019
    Senior Aleah Hughes had a match-high 12 kills as the Youngstown State volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision at Green Bay on Friday evening. The set scores were 25-17, 28-26, 25-19.
  • Penguins Battle But Fall to IUPUI in Five Sets
    November 06, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team had an efficient night offensively but fell in five sets to IUPUI on Wednesday evening at Beeghly Center. The set scores were 18-25, 25-21, 17-25, 25-22, 15-9.
  • Volleyball Hosts IUPUI Wednesday, Travels to Green Bay on Friday
    November 05, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will play three of its final four matches of the regular season at Beeghly Center, beginning with a contest on Wednesday against IUPUI. The Penguins and Jaguars will play at 6 p.m., and the match will be streamed live on ESPN+. Youngstown State will then face a quick turnaround when it plays at Green Bay on Friday at 7 p.m. in another contest that will be streamed on ESPN+
  • Thompson Collects 1,000th Career Dig at Oakland
    November 03, 2019
    Youngstown State junior Margaux Thompson became the 17th player in program history to reach 1,000 career digs as the Penguins fell in three sets at Oakland on Sunday. The set scores were 25-21, 25-15, 25-12.
  • Volleyball Drops Three Setter to Cleveland State on Friday
    November 01, 2019
    Sophomore right-side hitter Brooklen Pe’a led the Youngstown State volleyball team with 12 kills on Friday evening as the Penguins fell in three sets at Beeghly Center to Cleveland State. The set scores were 25-10, 25-13, 25-17.
  • Penguins Begin November Hosting Cleveland State on Friday
    October 30, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will host Cleveland State and travel to Oakland this week as it begins the final month of the regular season. The Penguins and Vikings will play at 6 p.m. on Friday at Beeghly Center, and YSU will then travel to play at Oakland on Sunday at 2 p.m. Friday evening’s match will be streamed live on ESPN+, and live stats for both matches will be available through links on YSUsports.com.
  • Pe'a Solid Again in Loss at UIC
    October 26, 2019
    Brooklen Pe’a had a match-best 12 kills as the Youngstown State volleyball team lost 3-0 to UIC at the Flames Athletic Center on Saturday. The set scores were 25-19, 25-17, 25-19.
  • YSU Starts Road Swing with 3-0 Loss at Milwaukee
    October 25, 2019
    Brooklen Pe’a had 10 kills in 26 attempts for the Youngstown State volleyball team on Friday evening as the Penguins dropped a 3-0 match at Milwaukee. The set scores were 25-16, 25-12, 25-22.
  • Volleyball Starts Second Half of League Play at Milwaukee, UIC
    October 23, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team begins the second half of its Horizon League schedule this week with a pair of road matches against the top two offensive teams in the conference. The Penguins will play at league-leading Milwaukee on Friday at 7 p.m. Eastern, and they’ll conclude the road swing with a match at UIC on Saturday at 5 p.m. Eastern.
  • Thompson, Byrnes Post Double-Doubles in Loss to Oakland
    October 20, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team got double-doubles from Margaux Thompson and Alexia Byrnes in a 3-0 loss to Oakland on Sunday at Beeghly Center. The set scores were 27-25, 25-18, 25-19.
  • Penguins Break Digs Record in Four-Set Win at Cleveland State
    October 18, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team set a new school record for digs in a match, and Brooklen Pe’a had 16 kills in 18 digs in a four-set win at Cleveland State on Friday evening. The set scores were 25-18, 16-25, 26-24, 25-20.
  • Penguins Wrap Up First Tour of League Play This Weekend
    October 17, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will conclude the first half of Horizon League play this week with a pair of conference matches. The Penguins will make the short trip to Cleveland State on Friday to play the Vikings at 6 p.m., and YSU will host Oakland on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Beeghly Center.
  • Penguins Drop Three-Setter to Green Bay
    October 11, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team fell in three sets to Green Bay on Friday evening at Beeghly Center. The set scores were 25-13, 25-21, 25-14.
  • Penguins Battle Back to Beat IUPUI in Five Sets
    October 09, 2019
    Behind a monster night from Margaux Thompson, the Youngstown State volleyball team rallied from down two sets deficit to beat IUPUI 3-2 on Wednesday evening at The Jungle. The set scores were 21-25, 26-28, 25-19, 25-22, 15-13.
  • Volleyball Travels to IUPUI, Hosts Green Bay This Week
    October 08, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will play one road match and one home match this week as it continues the first tour of its Horizon League schedule. The Penguins will play at IUPUI on Wednesday at 6 p.m., and they’ll return home to host Green Bay on Friday at 6 p.m.
  • Thompson Collects Double-Double Versus Milwaukee
    October 05, 2019
    Milwaukee hit .310 as a team and collected 76 digs to beat the Youngstown State volleyball team on Saturday afternoon at Beeghly Center.
  • Pe'a Notches 12 Kills in Loss to UIC
    October 04, 2019
    Brooklen Pe’a had 12 kills, and Aleah Hughes posted nine kills and 10 digs as the Youngstown State volleyball team lost in straight sets to UIC on Friday evening. The set scores in YSU’s first conference match this season in Beeghly Center were 25-19, 25-16, 25-23.
  • Volleyball Set for First Horizon League Home Matches This Weekend
    October 03, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will try to defend its home court this weekend as it welcomes UIC and Milwaukee to Beeghly Center to begin October. The Penguins will host the Flames on Friday at 6 p.m. and the Panthers on Saturday at 2 p.m. in their first two home Horizon League contests of the campaign.
  • Byrnes, Pe'a Post Nine Kills in Loss at Wright State
    September 28, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team got nine kills from Alexia Byrnes and Brooklen Pe’a in a 3-0 loss at Wright State on Saturday afternoon at McLin Gym. The set scores were 25-22, 25-22, 25-14.
  • Penguins Fall 3-0 in League Opener at NKU
    September 27, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team couldn’t slow down a hot-hitting Northern Kentucky squad in a 3-0 loss to the Norse on Friday night at Regents Hall.
  • Horizon League Play Begins at Northern Kentucky, Wright State this Weekend
    September 26, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will begin its 19th season in the Horizon League this weekend when it plays road matches at Northern Kentucky and Wright State. The Penguins will open the trip to the southern teams in the conference at NKU on Friday at 6 p.m., and they’ll play at Wright State on Saturday at 4 p.m.
  • Penguins Fall to CMU, Finish Second at Red & White Invitational
    September 21, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team had to settle for second place at the Red & White Invitational as it fell to Central Michigan in the championship match on Saturday at Beeghly Center.
  • Penguins Win Twice on Friday at Red & White Invitational
    September 20, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team won both of its matches on Friday at the Red & White Invitational, sweeping previously-unbeaten Robert Morris and topping Eastern Illinois in four sets at Beeghly Center.
  • Penguins Wrap Up Non-League Slate with Red & White Invitational
    September 18, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team will host the YSU Red & White Invitational at Beeghly Center this weekend as the final tune-up for conference play. The Penguins will welcome Central Michigan, Eastern Illinois and Robert Morris to campus for four matches on Friday and two more on Saturday.
  • Byrnes Approaches Triple-Double in Four-Setter vs. Coastal Carolina
    September 14, 2019
    The Youngstown State volleyball team had an improved effort in its final day at the Towson Invitational on Saturday as the Penguins hit .250 and competed well in a four-set loss to Coastal Carolina. The set scores against the unbeaten and invitational champion Chanticleers were 25-21, 25-21, 23-25, 25-17.
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