12 Dan Downs
12 Dan Downs
Height: 6-5
Year: Sr
Hometown: Douglassville, PA
High School: Daniel Boone
Position: MB
m 11
k/s 2.03
h % .183
a/s 0.06
b/s 0.63
sa/s 0.17
d/s 0.54

2018: Played in all 29 matches in his second year with the Lions volleyball program, including playing in 98 sets...was voted to the first team of both the All-North Eastern Athletic Conference and All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference teams...in the NEAC, finished his season ranked first in total blocks (83) and solo blocks (44), second in blocks per set (0.85) and hitting percentage (.360), fifth in points (320.5), seventh in kills (246), ninth in points per set (3.3), and 11th in kills per set (2.51) and block assists (39)...in the AMCC, ranked first in solo blocks and hitting percentage, second in total blocks, third in points and points per set, fourth in blocks per set and kills, fifth in kills per set, and seventh in block assists...took one NEAC Player of the Week award, as well as one NEAC Defensive Player of the Week recognition...was a two-time AMCC Player of the Week award recipient.

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 NEAC and the AMCC…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 Dave Downs...majoring in Management/Marketing...transferred to Penn State Altoona from Penn State Harrisburg as an academic junior...played one year of basketball at Penn State Harrisburg.

Recent Games
Feb 8 vs. Trine W, 3-0
Feb 9 vs. Thomas More W, 3-0
Feb 9 vs. Fontbonne L, 3-0
Feb 9 at Mount Union W, 3-0
Feb 15 Hiram W, 3-1
Feb 21 Mount Union W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 11 2
Sets 35 9
Kills 71 19
Kills per set 2.03 2.11
Errors 38 11
Total Attacks 180 52
Hitting Percentage .183 .154
Assists 2 0
Assists per set 0.06 0.00
Service Aces 6 1
Service Errors 23 3
Service Aces per set 0.17 0.11
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 19 8
Digs per set 0.54 0.89
Block Solo 11 1
Block Assist 11 5
Block Total 22 6
Blocks per set 0.63 0.67
Block Errors 8 1
Ball Handling Errors 3 1
Points 93.5 23.5
Points per set 2.7 2.6
Matches started 10 2
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 26 at Lancaster Bible L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 14 .214 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 8.0
Jan 26 vs. Marymount (Va.) L, 3-0 1 3 4 7 17 -.176 0 1 2 0 3 1 2 1 3 0 7.0
Feb 2 Geneva L, 3-2 1 5 14 6 34 .235 0 1 2 0 5 1 4 1 5 1 18.0
Feb 2 Keuka W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 18 .389 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Feb 6 at Wilkes W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 13 .154 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Feb 8 vs. Trine W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 12 .500 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 9.0
Feb 9 vs. Thomas More W, 3-0 1 1 2 1 4 .250 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3.0
Feb 9 vs. Fontbonne L, 3-0 1 3 5 3 14 .143 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 5.5
Feb 9 at Mount Union W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 18 .167 0 1 5 0 1 2 2 2 4 0 11.0
Feb 15 Hiram W, 3-1 1 4 5 5 18 .000 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Feb 21 Mount Union W, 3-1 - 4 7 3 18 .222 0 0 2 0 4 3 0 3 3 0 10.0
Feb 23 Penn St.-Behrend   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Thiel   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. D'Youville   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Medaille   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 at Messiah   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Hiram   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 vs. Keuka   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Wilson   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Elizabethtown   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 vs. Penn St.-Behrend   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Thiel   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Geneva   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 vs. D'Youville   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 vs. Medaille   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2018-19 11 35 71 2.03 38 180 .183 2 0.06 6 0.17 19 0.54 11 11 22 0.63 93.5 2.7
Total 73 252 554 2.20 162 1192 .329 13 0.05 32 0.13 154 0.61 81 107 188 0.75 720.5 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 11 35 71 2.03 38 180 .183 2 0.06 6 0.17 19 0.54 11 11 22 0.63 93.5 2.7
Conference 2 9 19 2.11 11 52 .154 0 0.00 1 0.11 8 0.89 1 5 6 0.67 23.5 2.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 16 36 2.25 17 88 .216 1 0.06 1 0.06 13 0.81 5 5 10 0.63 44.5 2.8
Away 3 9 18 2.00 10 45 .178 0 0.00 2 0.22 2 0.22 3 3 6 0.67 24.5 2.7
Neutral 4 10 17 1.70 11 47 .128 1 0.10 3 0.30 4 0.40 3 3 6 0.60 24.5 2.5
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Wins 7 21 42 2.00 19 101 .228 2 0.10 3 0.14 10 0.48 8 4 12 0.57 55.0 2.6
Losses 4 14 29 2.07 19 79 .127 0 0.00 3 0.21 9 0.64 3 7 10 0.71 38.5 2.8
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January 2 6 10 1.67 10 31 .000 0 0.00 2 0.33 3 0.50 2 2 4 0.67 15.0 2.5
February 9 29 61 2.10 28 149 .221 2 0.07 4 0.14 16 0.55 9 9 18 0.62 78.5 2.7