YORK, PA-York College is proud to announce that volleyball player Lindsay Schorner has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for September 3-9, 2007.
Schorner, a sophomore outside hitter from Spring Grove, Pa. and Spring Grove High School, led the Spartans to a 5-0 week including the tournament championship at the Muhlenberg College Buttermaker tournament over the weekend. The Spartans defeated Lebanon Valley 5-0 in their home opener on Wednesday. The green and white then won four matches at the Buttermaker Tournament to win the tournament title. The Spartans defeated Albright and FDU-Florham on Friday and then downed PSU-Altoona and Muhlenberg on Saturday to capture the title. The Spartans won all five of their matches in three games during the week.
Schorner was simply outstanding all week for York. She began her week with 15 kills, two service aces, and eight digs in the win over Lebanon Valley. Against Albright, Schorner had eight kills, nine digs, and a service ace in the blowout of the Lions. Later Friday night, she recorded 13 kills and 10 digs against FDU-Florham. Schorner continued to play great as she had 13 kills and a career-high 19 digs in the win over PSU-Altoona. She closed out her week in stellar fashion against Muhlenberg as she had 14 kills and 15 digs for her third consecutive double-double. For the week, she had 63 kills for an average of 4.2 kills per game. She hit .331 in the five matches while she had 61 digs for an average of 4.07 digs per game. Schorner totaled 68.5 points, an average of 4.57 points per game.
Spartan head coach Sue DuMars is happy to have Schorner on her squad in 2007.
“Lindsay has done a great job so far,” says DuMars. “She brings so many positive qualities to our team, both on and off the court. Lindsay has gotten off to a great start and she has fit in very well with our team.”
For the season, Schorner is averaging 4.05 kills, 3.95 digs, and 0.38 service aces per game for the 6-1 Spartans. She is hitting .282 for the season as she has accumulated 93.5 points in 21 games this year.
Schorner is the daughter of Jeff and LeeAnn Schorner and
is an English Education major.