LeBoeuf grad Peluso stars as Shippensburg tops ‘Hurst, Gannon

By | October 19, 2013 9:09 am | 0 Comments


Maria Peluso

Maria Peluso

Former Fort LeBoeuf volleyball star Maria Peluso turned in an outstanding performance Friday while helping Shippensburg sweep Mercyhurst and Gannon at Pitt-Johnstown’s Sports Center.

Peluso, a 5-foot 8-inch freshman who has been playing libero for the Raiders, returned to the outside hitter position where she starred at LeBoeuf.

She responded by recording a career-best 18 kills on just four errors in Shippensburg’s five-set win over Mercyhurst. Peluso recorded a .412 swinging percentage and added 10 digs for her second career double-double. She also had the kill that clinched the match.

Peluso’s hitting was not as hot against Gannon, but she did finish with eight kills and tied for a match high with 22 digs in the Raiders’ four-set win.

Shippensburg (16-6 overall, 8-3 PSAC) will face Edinboro and Slippery Rock today.


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