A trio of Quakers have earned weekly awards from the Ivy League for their exceptional play over the holiday weekend.
Leak, an outside hitter from Englewood, New Jersey, was named MVP of the Sheraton University City Invitational over the weekend at the Palestra. Across three games against Bucknell, Canisius, and Coppin State, she had 50 kills and a .311 hitting percentage, which helped to propel Penn to victory in all three contests and the tournament. She had 16 kills on Friday in the Red & Blue’s 3-0 win over Bucknell, 13 kills in Saturday morning’s 3-0 triumph over Canisius, and a career-high 21 kills in Saturday evening’s 3-1 defeat of Coppin State.
Ormiston, a setter from Murrieta, California, was named to the All-Tournament team. She amassed 90 assists: 28 against Bucknell, 31 against Canisius, and 31 against Coppin State.
In Penn’s 3-2 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday in Teaneck, New Jersey, the Holliston, Massachusetts, native scored two first-half goals. He was assisted by senior midfielder Ben Stitz on the first and junior midfielder Jack Rosener on the second.
Next up for the volleyball team is the DePaul Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Chicago. The men’s soccer team battles in-state rival Penn State on Friday at Rhodes Field.