9 Justin Bannister
9 Justin Bannister
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: Sr
Hometown: Willow Hill, PA
High School: Fannett-Metal
Position: OPP
m 29
k/s 2.17
h % .184
a/s 0.24
b/s 0.46
sa/s 0.24
d/s 1.91

2017: Appeared in 21 matches and a total of 77 sets during his junior season with the Lions volleyball program…received the North Eastern Athletic Conference’s 2016-17 Inspirational Award through his perseverance in overcoming cancer and injury during the season…ranked first in the NEAC in blocks per set (0.88), third in solo blocks (23), fourth in hitting percentage (.265), fifth in total blocks (68), and 10th in block assists (45)…in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, finished the season second in blocks per set, third in total blocks and hitting percentage, fourth in solo blocks and block assists, and ninth in service aces per set (0.21)… played on the NEAC and AMCC champion Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball team that earned a berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament.

2016: Appeared in all 28 matches as a sophomore for the Lions, including playing in 98 sets...ranked fourth in the North Eastern Athletic Conference in solo blocks (24), as well as 12th in blocks per set (0.64), 13th in total blocks (63), and 20th in block assists (39)...was also fourth on his team in service aces (11).

2015: Played in all 24 matches and 89 sets for Penn State Altoona men's volleyball...ranked third on the team in total blocks (47) and solo blocks (13), and was fourth in block assists (34)...fourth on the Lions in kills with 89.

High School: Four-year letter winner in basketball...two-year basketball team captain...four-year honor roll student.

Personal: Son of James and Melissa Bannister...majoring in Psychology...joined the Army after high school as a combat medic and was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Recent Games
Mar 31 at D'Youville W, 3-1
Apr 6 at SUNY Poly L, 3-0
Apr 7 at Wells L, 3-1
Apr 7 vs. Bard W, 3-0
Apr 10 Medaille W, 3-1
Apr 14 at Lancaster Bible L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 8
Sets 96 26
Kills 208 63
Kills per set 2.17 2.42
Errors 92 18
Total Attacks 630 163
Hitting Percentage .184 .276
Assists 23 9
Assists per set 0.24 0.35
Service Aces 23 7
Service Errors 39 9
Service Aces per set 0.24 0.27
Reception Errors 22 6
Digs 183 56
Digs per set 1.91 2.15
Block Solo 22 8
Block Assist 22 5
Block Total 44 13
Blocks per set 0.46 0.50
Block Errors 7 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 264.0 80.5
Points per set 2.8 3.1
Matches started 29 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 19 vs. St. Elizabeth W, 3-0 1 1 1 0 3 .333 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Jan 19 at Misericordia W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 13 .385 1 2 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Jan 20 vs. Neumann W, 3-0 1 1 3 0 7 .429 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Jan 20 vs. Hiram W, 3-0 1 3 4 4 21 .000 0 0 2 1 5 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Jan 24 Thiel L, 3-2 1 5 9 3 30 .200 0 1 5 0 8 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Jan 27 #13 Nazareth L, 3-2 1 5 13 7 33 .182 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 14.0
Jan 27 Mount St. Joseph L, 3-0 1 3 7 4 26 .115 1 0 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Jan 28 vs. John Jay W, 3-1 1 4 2 6 14 -.286 0 0 1 0 6 1 2 0 3 0 4.0
Jan 28 at York (NY) W, 3-0 1 1 4 0 4 1.000 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Jan 31 Messiah L, 3-2 1 5 5 6 24 -.042 0 2 2 0 10 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Feb 2 at Wittenberg L, 3-0 1 3 5 7 28 -.071 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Feb 2 vs. Marian (Wis.) L, 3-0 1 3 10 4 35 .171 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Feb 3 vs. Elmira L, 3-0 1 3 7 4 22 .136 0 1 0 4 6 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Feb 3 vs. #5 Dominican (IL) L, 3-2 1 5 14 3 38 .289 0 2 3 3 5 1 1 0 2 0 17.5
Feb 17 St. Elizabeth W, 3-0 1 2 1 0 2 .500 3 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Feb 18 Lancaster Bible L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 18 .056 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Feb 18 Hiram W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 17 .412 1 2 1 0 6 1 0 2 1 0 12.0
Feb 24 at Penn St.-Behrend L, 3-2 1 5 13 3 38 .263 2 0 1 1 12 1 1 1 2 0 14.5
Mar 12 Wilson W, 3-0 1 3 10 0 22 .455 1 1 0 1 7 4 0 0 4 0 15.0
Mar 17 Penn St.-Behrend W, 3-1 1 4 7 6 28 .036 4 2 2 0 14 0 2 1 2 0 10.0
Mar 22 at Thiel W, 3-1 1 4 4 4 24 .000 0 1 1 2 8 1 2 2 3 0 7.0
Mar 24 Keuka W, 3-1 1 4 14 2 27 .444 2 1 2 0 11 2 0 0 2 1 17.0
Mar 25 Medaille W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 17 .176 1 2 1 0 8 2 2 0 4 0 11.0
Mar 31 at D'Youville W, 3-1 1 4 8 3 27 .185 1 0 1 2 8 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Apr 6 at SUNY Poly L, 3-0 1 3 5 2 18 .167 0 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Apr 7 at Wells L, 3-1 1 4 13 3 32 .313 0 1 1 1 8 0 0 1 0 0 14.0
Apr 7 vs. Bard W, 3-0 1 2 2 1 6 .167 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Apr 10 Medaille W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 37 .162 2 0 1 0 11 4 2 0 6 0 15.0
Apr 14 at Lancaster Bible L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 19 .263 1 0 1 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2014-15 24 89 89 1.00 49 340 .118 10 0.11 4 0.04 40 0.45 13 34 47 0.53 123.0 1.4
2015-16 28 98 78 0.80 29 236 .208 4 0.04 11 0.11 46 0.47 24 39 63 0.64 132.5 1.4
2016-17 21 77 101 1.31 31 264 .265 7 0.09 16 0.21 71 0.92 23 45 68 0.88 162.5 2.1
2017-18 29 96 208 2.17 92 630 .184 23 0.24 23 0.24 183 1.91 22 22 44 0.46 264.0 2.8
Total 102 360 476 1.32 201 1470 .187 44 0.12 54 0.15 340 0.94 82 140 222 0.62 682.0 1.9
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 96 208 2.17 92 630 .184 23 0.24 23 0.24 183 1.91 22 22 44 0.46 264.0 2.8
Conference 8 26 63 2.42 18 163 .276 9 0.35 7 0.27 56 2.15 8 5 13 0.50 80.5 3.1
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Home 12 44 97 2.20 42 281 .196 17 0.39 12 0.27 98 2.23 16 8 24 0.55 129.0 2.9
Away 9 30 68 2.27 28 203 .197 5 0.17 8 0.27 49 1.63 3 8 11 0.37 83.0 2.8
Neutral 8 22 43 1.95 22 146 .144 1 0.05 3 0.14 36 1.64 3 6 9 0.41 52.0 2.4
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Wins 16 46 92 2.00 37 269 .204 17 0.37 14 0.30 100 2.17 17 13 30 0.65 129.5 2.8
Losses 13 50 116 2.32 55 361 .169 6 0.12 9 0.18 83 1.66 5 9 14 0.28 134.5 2.7
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January 10 31 55 1.77 32 175 .131 4 0.13 7 0.23 50 1.61 6 5 11 0.35 70.5 2.3
February 8 27 65 2.41 28 198 .187 7 0.26 7 0.26 46 1.70 3 4 7 0.26 77.0 2.9
March 6 22 49 2.23 18 145 .214 9 0.41 7 0.32 56 2.55 9 8 17 0.77 69.0 3.1
April 5 16 39 2.44 14 112 .223 3 0.19 2 0.13 31 1.94 4 5 9 0.56 47.5 3.0