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Friday, Aug. 30
(W)3 - 1)
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North Carolina Central
Saturday, Aug. 31
(W)3 - 0)
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Presbyterian
Saturday, Aug. 31
(L)0 - 3)
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Wake Forest
Friday, Sep. 6
(W)3 - 0)
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Southern
Saturday, Sep. 7
(W)3 - 1)
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Incarnate Word
Saturday, Sep. 7
(W)3 - 2)
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Texas-Arlington
Tuesday, Sep. 10
(L)0 - 3)
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Duke
Friday, Sep. 13
(L)1 - 3)
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William & Mary
Saturday, Sep. 14
(L)0 - 3)
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Georgetown
Saturday, Sep. 14
(W)3 - 2)
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Iona
Wednesday, Sep. 18
(L)0 - 3)
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High Point
Friday, Sep. 20
(L)0 - 3)
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Elon
Saturday, Sep. 21
(L)1 - 3)
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Lehigh
Saturday, Sep. 21
(L)0 - 3)
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Virginia
Friday, Sep. 27
(L)0 - 3)
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Western Carolina
Saturday, Sep. 28
(L)0 - 3)
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ETSU
Wednesday, Oct. 2
(W)3 - 0)
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The Citadel
Saturday, Oct. 5
(L)1 - 3)
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Wofford
Friday, Oct. 11
(W)3 - 1)
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Chattanooga
Saturday, Oct. 12
(L)1 - 3)
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Samford
Wednesday, Oct. 16
6:00 PM
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Furman
Saturday, Oct. 19
4:00 PM
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Mercer
Friday, Oct. 25
6:00 PM
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Western Carolina
Saturday, Oct. 26
3:00 PM
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ETSU
Friday, Nov. 1
6:00 PM
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Wofford
Saturday, Nov. 2
4:00 PM
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The Citadel
Friday, Nov. 8
7:00 PM
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Samford
Saturday, Nov. 9
5:00 PM
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Chattanooga
Tuesday, Nov. 12
7:00 PM
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Furman
Friday, Nov. 15
6:00 PM
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Mercer
Monday, Nov. 18
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Allison

Penner

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#15

Setter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aurora, Neb.
High School: Aurora
Major: Accounting
Experience: High School

Bio

Honors

2015 SoCon Freshman of the Year
2015 SoCon Honor Roll
2016 First Team All Southern Conference
2016 SoCon Honor Roll
2016 Commissioner's Medal
2016 SoCon All-Academic Team
2017 SoCon Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 6)
2017 SoCon First Team All-Conference
2017 SoCon Academic All-Conference
2017 SoCon Academic Honor Roll
2018 SoCon Academic All-Conference
2018 CoSIDA District 3 Academic Team Division I

2018 (Senior): Only Spartan on the roster to play in all 103 sets, finishing atop the team in four of five statistical categories including hitting percentage (.285—1st), assists (804—1st), assists / set (7.81—1st), digs (262—1st) and digs / set (2.54—4th) … responsible for the seventh-most assists (535) in Southern Conference ... began the season with 42 assists and 13 digs while recording five kills and a .333 hitting percentage in a clash with Air Force (Aug. 24) … tallied 25 assists, 16 digs and a service ace as the Spartans downed Winthrop (Sept. 7) in four sets … began Southern Conference action by recording 35 assists, 10 digs, five kills and a .500 hitting percentage against The Citadel (Sept. 21) … dished out 40 assists and added seven digs and two service aces at Mercer (Sept. 22) … came through with a double-double (46 assists, 15 digs) in a five-set win over Samford (Sept. 29) … was an asset on offense (21 assists) and defense (10 digs) at Furman (Oct. 12) … emerged with 31 assists and 13 digs at Wofford (Oct. 13) … responsible season high’s in assists (48), kills (nine) and 11 digs in a five-set clash with Mercer (Oct. 19) … enjoyed an all-around solid outing against Western Carolina that resulted in 41 assists, 15 digs, seven kills and a .353 hitting percentage … had her ninth double-double (24 assists, 12 digs) of the slate against in-state rival Western Carolina (Oct. 24) … tallied at least 40 assists for the sixth time as she finished with 45 assists and a season-high 20 digs at Chattanooga (Oct. 27) … ended the regular season with 31 assists and 12 digs, leading the Spartans past Furman (Nov. 10) in four sets … capped off the final game of her career with 16 digs and 16 assists in a Southern Conference Tournament meeting against Furman (Nov. 16).


2017 (Junior):
First Team All-Southern Conference … SoCon Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 6) … Spartan-Aggie Invitational All-Tournament team … started all 31 matches and played in 120 of 122 sets … led the team with 1,246 assists ranking sixth-most in a season in school history … averaged 10.38 assists per set, ranking ninth-best in single-season history … earned 100 kills, averaging 0.83 per set … scored 25 service aces during the year … tallied 317 digs, averaging 2.64 per set … blocked 53 opponent attacks … earned 16 double-doubles … double-digit assists in every match and went for at least 20 in all 31 matches … recorded a season-high 61 assists against American (Sept. 8) … earned her first double-double of the season against Morgan State (Aug. 26) with 32 assists and 11 digs … recorded a season-high 20 digs against Western Carolina (Nov. 8) … went for 50 or more assists in seven matches … 40 or more assists in 17 matches … season-high six kills in four matches … earned multiple kills in 25 matches … 18 digs in a four-set match with Presbyterian (Sept. 1) … earned solo blocks against Morgan State (Aug. 26) and Mercer (Oct. 28) … season-high five blocks against ETSU (Oct. 20) and The Citadel (Nov. 11) … season-high three service aces against Samford (Oct. 27) and Furman (Nov. 3) … two service aces against Delaware State (Sept. 2), Wofford (Oct. 6) and Western Carolina (Nov. 8) … three service aces against Samford (Oct. 27) and Furman (Nov. 3).

2016 (Sophomore): First Team All-Southern Conference … Southern Conference Commissioner's Medal after achieving a GPA higher than 3.8 ... attained a 4.0 GPA ... played in 30 matches, making 26 starts … earned 1,172 assists, averaging 10.95 per set … 10.95 assists per set ranks fifth-best for a single season total in school history … 1,172 assists ranks eight-best in school history for a single season … earned 13 service aces … 272 digs, averaging 2.54 per set … earned 53 blocks, with 49 block assists and four solo … ranked 30th in the country in assists per set … 35th in the nation in total assists at the end of the season … earned a double-double in 14 matches … notched 30-plus assists in 23 matches … 40-plus assists in 15 matches … 50-plus assists in 10 matches … 60 assists in matches against Valparaiso (Sept. 17), and Chattanooga (Nov. 20) … scored 72 kills, hitting at a .176 average … tied a season-high five kills in back-to-back matches with Mercer (Sept. 30) and The Citadel (Oct. 1)… scored four kills in seven matches … hit better than .400 in six matches … recorded an .800 hitting average after recording four kills against Eastern Kentucky (Aug. 27)… scored four kills in three-straight games against Samford (Nov. 11), Chattanooga (Nov. 12), and Western Carolina (Nov. 19) … earned a season-high six block assists against Western Carolina (Nov. 9) … scored a pair of service aces in matches against Hampton (Sept. 10), Ohio State (Sept. 16) and Wofford (Sept. 23) … earned 16 digs as part of a 53 assist, four-set victory over The Citadel (Oct. 1) … earned 19 digs and 57 assists in a five-set win over Chattanooga (Oct. 15) … recorded 16 digs and 55 assists in a four-set triumph over SoCon Regular Season Champion ETSU (Oct. 29) … earned five block assists against Western Carolina (Nov. 19) … earned 21 digs in a 50 assist effort in a four-set victory over Radford (Sept. 9). 

2015 (Freshman): Southern Conference Freshman of the Year … started 26 matches while appearing in 29 total … finished first on the team and second in the SoCon with 11.23 assists per set … earned a total of 1,079 assists … finished second on the team with 19 service aces … earned 264 digs second-most on the team … earned 49 blocks, including four solo blocks … tallied over 40 assists in 12 matches … had double digit assists in 28 of his 29 matches … earned 11 double doubles, including a season-high 17 digs in a five set victory over Mercer (Oct. 28) … earned 16 digs to go with 46 assists in a four-set victory over High Point (Sept. 8) … earned 15 digs and 49 assists against Western Carolina (Oct. 18) … earned another 15-dig performance against The Citadel in a three-set victory (Oct. 14) … season-best 64 assists in a five-set victory over Chattanooga (Oct. 23) … earned her first career kill against Tennessee Tech (Sept. 5) … earned a season-high five kills against High Point (Sept. 8) … hit a pair of service aces on three occasions against High Point (Sept. 8), Chattanooga (Oct. 23) and Samford (Oct. 24).

Prep: Served as the starting setter for Aurora High School all four years of her prep career under head coach Lois Hixson … graduated as the program's career leader in assists (2,758) as well as holding the record for assists in a season (993) and a match (59) … amassed 993 assists, 124 kills, 325 digs and 43 blocks during her senior season as the Huskies turned in a 29-8 record and captured the conference, district and substate championships … helped Aurora win the substate title her junior campaign and led the squad to the state tournament as a junior and senior … the Nebraska Prep four-star recruit will bring a decorated resume to Greensboro next season as she was named an American Volleyball Coaches Association Phenom her sophomore and junior seasons … also earned Nebraska Prep Volleyball All-Nebraska honors as well as garnering recognition on the all-area, all-conference and all-state teams the last three seasons … was selected to participate in the Nebraska Coaches All-Star Game … A three-season starter on Aurora's varsity basketball team and earned all-conference honors her junior year … led the Huskies in rebounding as a junior and in rebounding and scoring as a sophomore … part of the school-record holding 3200 relay team and was a two-time state qualifier in the 1600 and 3200 relays … earned membership to numerous clubs and programs including the National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Business Leaders of America, Junior Leadership and the Aurora Mentoring Program.

Personal: Allison Anna Penner … Born July 5, 1997 … Daughter of Kirk and Jennifer Penner … majoring in accounting.

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