Tabor and Peruch represent Panthers with post-season honors
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Two members of the Plymouth State University women's volleyball team were recognized Tuesday with selection to the 2016 All-Little East Conference Team, as voted by the LEC's eight head coaches.
Senior Dani Tabor (Seattle, Wash./Capital) and junior Brenna Peruch (Cave Creek, Ariz./Notre Dame) were named to the All-LEC Second Team for the Panthers. They helped the Panthers to second place in the Little East regular season race and runner-up in the LEC Tournament. Tabor receives All-LEC honors for the second year in a row while Peruch is a first-time recipient.
A 5-11 outside hitter, Tabor was one of PSU's top hitters, averaging 2.39 kills per set with a .231 attack percentage. She averaged 2.70 kills per set with a .244 attack percentage in PSU's LEC matches, reaching double-digits in kills in four matches. She had 16 kills in a five-set win at Western Connecticut and 14 kills in a five-set victory over Rhode Island College.
A 5-4 defensive specialist/libero, Peruch ranked fourth in the Little East in digs per set (4.21), including 4.27 in LEC matches. She reached double digits in digs in 24 of her 29 outings, including all seven Little East encounters, and she made at least 20 digs in seven matches, including a season-best 27 in the LEC win over Rhode Island College.
The Panthers, who were picked to finish fourth in the LEC preseason poll, wound up with a 20-11 overall record and in second place with a 6-1 conference mark under head coach Chris Kilmer. The Panthers swept Western Connecticut in an LEC semifinal match but dropped a straight-set decision to UMass Boston in the title match.
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