12 Dan Downs
12 Dan Downs
Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
Year: Sr
Hometown: Reading, PA
High School: Daniel Boone
Position: MH
m 29
k/s 2.51
h % .360
a/s 0.07
b/s 0.85
sa/s 0.11
d/s 0.58

2017: Played in all 33 matches in his first season with Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball, including appearing in 119 sets…was voted to the second team of the All-Conference squads for both the North Eastern Athletic Conference and the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference…finished the year tied for first in the NEAC in solo blocks (26), third in total blocks (83) and hitting percentage (.349), fourth in block assists (57), sixth in blocks per set (0.70), 12th in points (306.5), 15th in kills (237), 17th in points per set (2.6), and 20th in kills per set (1.99)…in the AMCC, was first in solo blocks, second in hitting percentage, blocks assists, and total blocks, fifth in blocks per set, seventh in kills and points, eighth in points per set, and ninth in kills per set…was voted the AMCC Player of the Week one time during the season…was a member of the NEAC and AMCC champion Lions volleyball team that earned a berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament.

High School: Four-year letter winner in basketball and volleyball...one-year letter winner in football...earned the sportsmanship award in 2014 for volleyball.

Personal: Son of Beth and David Downs...majoring in Management/Marketing...transferred to Penn State Altoona from Penn State Harrisburg as a junior...played one year of basketball at Penn State Harrisburg.

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 98 26
Kills 246 62
Kills per set 2.51 2.38
Errors 57 15
Total Attacks 525 147
Hitting Percentage .360 .320
Assists 7 6
Assists per set 0.07 0.23
Service Aces 11 2
Service Errors 32 10
Service Aces per set 0.11 0.08
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 57 18
Digs per set 0.58 0.69
Block Solo 44 10
Block Assist 39 13
Block Total 83 23
Blocks per set 0.85 0.88
Block Errors 11 2
Ball Handling Errors 3 0
Points 320.5 80.5
Points per set 3.3 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 3 0 3 1.000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Jan 19 at Misericordia W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 10 .600 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 1 10.0
Jan 20 vs. Neumann W, 3-0 1 1 4 0 5 .800 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Jan 20 vs. Hiram W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 16 .563 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 12.5
Jan 24 Thiel L, 3-2 1 5 13 4 24 .375 0 0 1 0 5 4 2 0 6 0 18.0
Jan 27 #13 Nazareth L, 3-2 1 5 12 3 24 .375 1 0 0 0 4 3 2 0 5 0 16.0
Jan 27 Mount St. Joseph L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 14 .071 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3.0
Jan 28 vs. John Jay W, 3-1 1 4 7 2 12 .417 0 1 1 0 3 2 3 0 5 0 11.5
Jan 28 at York (NY) W, 3-0 1 2 3 4 10 -.100 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Jan 31 Messiah L, 3-2 1 5 9 2 23 .304 0 1 2 1 4 4 2 2 6 0 15.0
Feb 2 at Wittenberg L, 3-0 1 3 8 1 15 .467 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Feb 2 vs. Marian (Wis.) L, 3-0 1 3 9 3 18 .333 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Feb 3 vs. Elmira L, 3-0 1 3 7 0 19 .368 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Feb 3 vs. #5 Dominican (IL) L, 3-2 1 5 13 5 35 .229 0 2 0 0 5 2 2 0 4 0 18.0
Feb 17 St. Elizabeth W, 3-0 1 2 4 0 4 1.000 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Feb 18 Lancaster Bible L, 3-0 1 3 8 1 19 .368 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 10.0
Feb 18 Hiram W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 22 .409 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Feb 24 at Penn St.-Behrend L, 3-2 1 5 16 5 36 .306 0 0 1 0 4 2 2 1 4 0 19.0
Mar 12 Wilson W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 22 .136 0 0 1 0 8 3 1 0 4 0 9.5
Mar 17 Penn St.-Behrend W, 3-1 1 4 11 0 23 .478 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 1 10 0 20.0
Mar 22 at Thiel W, 3-1 1 4 13 2 19 .579 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13.0
Mar 24 Keuka W, 3-1 1 4 13 1 21 .571 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Mar 25 Medaille W, 3-0 1 3 11 0 20 .550 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 5 0 15.0
Mar 31 at D'Youville W, 3-1 1 4 10 6 24 .167 1 0 2 0 1 2 6 0 8 0 15.0
Apr 6 at SUNY Poly L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 14 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Apr 7 at Wells L, 3-1 1 4 6 2 23 .174 1 1 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 7.5
Apr 7 vs. Bard W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 8 .750 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Apr 10 Medaille W, 3-1 1 4 11 3 24 .333 0 0 1 0 4 3 1 2 4 0 14.5
Apr 14 at Lancaster Bible L, 3-0 1 3 8 2 18 .333 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 9.5
  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
2016-17 33 119 237 1.99 67 487 .349 4 0.03 15 0.13 78 0.66 26 57 83 0.70 306.5 2.6
2017-18 29 98 246 2.51 57 525 .360 7 0.07 11 0.11 57 0.58 44 39 83 0.85 320.5 3.3
Total 62 217 483 2.23 124 1012 .355 11 0.05 26 0.12 135 0.62 70 96 166 0.76 627.0 2.9
  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 98 246 2.51 57 525 .360 7 0.07 11 0.11 57 0.58 44 39 83 0.85 320.5 3.3
Conference 8 26 62 2.38 15 147 .320 6 0.23 2 0.08 18 0.69 10 13 23 0.88 80.5 3.1
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Home 12 44 111 2.52 20 240 .379 5 0.11 2 0.05 35 0.80 31 13 44 1.00 150.5 3.4
Away 9 31 75 2.42 25 169 .296 2 0.06 4 0.13 9 0.29 7 16 23 0.74 94.0 3.0
Neutral 8 23 60 2.61 12 116 .414 0 0.00 5 0.22 13 0.57 6 10 16 0.70 76.0 3.3
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Wins 16 48 131 2.73 26 243 .432 5 0.10 7 0.15 27 0.56 25 21 46 0.96 173.5 3.6
Losses 13 50 115 2.30 31 282 .298 2 0.04 4 0.08 30 0.60 19 18 37 0.74 147.0 2.9
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January 10 32 70 2.19 18 141 .369 1 0.03 7 0.22 18 0.56 17 12 29 0.91 100.0 3.1
February 8 27 76 2.81 17 168 .351 2 0.07 3 0.11 19 0.70 6 8 14 0.52 89.0 3.3
March 6 22 64 2.91 12 129 .403 3 0.14 0 0.00 12 0.55 16 11 27 1.23 85.5 3.9
April 5 17 36 2.12 10 87 .299 1 0.06 1 0.06 8 0.47 5 8 13 0.76 46.0 2.7