(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team celebrated seniors Diana Balta (Media, Pa. / Penncrest) and Julia Kim (Centreville, Va. / Chantilly) prior to its 3-0 win over the visiting Lions of Penn State Behrend on Sunday. The Tartans closed the season winning 25-22, 25-18 and 25-16.
Juniors Vivian Beaudoin (Washington, N.J. / Warren Hills) and Carrie Stewart (Victor, N.Y. / Victory) led the Tartans with nine kills each while Balta tabbed eight. Sophomore Stella Yan (Coppell, Texas / Coppell) handed out 35 assists and recorded two service aces in the win.
Defensively, Kim had a team-best 11 digs as Yan recorded along with freshman Laura Reichard (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico / Saint John's School) had eight and Balta seven. At the net, freshman Jane Dean (Wilmette, Ill. / New Trier) led with three block assists.