12 Dan Downs
12 - Dan Downs
Height: 6-5
Year: Sr
Hometown: Douglassville, PA
High School: Daniel Boone
Position: MB
m 28
k/s 2.14
h % .284
a/s 0.06
b/s 0.70
sa/s 0.16
d/s 0.65

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
Mar 30 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 3-2
Mar 30 at Thiel L, 3-2
Apr 3 at Geneva L, 3-0
Apr 6 vs. D'Youville W, 3-0
Apr 6 vs. Medaille W, 3-1
Apr 7 at Wittenberg L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 14
Sets 101 54
Kills 216 123
Kills per set 2.14 2.28
Errors 83 44
Total Attacks 469 257
Hitting Percentage .284 .307
Assists 6 3
Assists per set 0.06 0.06
Service Aces 16 8
Service Errors 58 26
Service Aces per set 0.16 0.15
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 66 41
Digs per set 0.65 0.76
Block Solo 27 14
Block Assist 44 29
Block Total 71 43
Blocks per set 0.70 0.80
Block Errors 19 4
Ball Handling Errors 4 2
Points 281.0 159.5
Points per set 2.8 3.0
Matches started 27 14
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 2 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 L, 3-2 1 5 15 4 26 .423 0 0 1 0 3 0 5 0 5 0 17.5
Feb 23 Thiel L, 3-1 1 4 12 5 30 .233 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Feb 24 Wittenberg L, 3-0 1 3 3 0 8 .375 0 3 1 0 4 4 3 1 7 0 11.5
Mar 2 at D'Youville W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 13 .462 3 0 3 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Mar 2 at Medaille L, 3-0 1 3 2 4 11 -.182 0 0 1 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Mar 13 at Messiah L, 3-2 1 5 12 4 23 .348 0 2 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Mar 16 at Hiram L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 14 .000 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 3 1 8.0
Mar 23 vs. Keuka L, 3-1 1 4 4 3 11 .091 0 0 3 0 3 1 1 3 2 0 5.5
Mar 23 at Wilson W, 3-1 1 4 8 2 16 .375 0 1 4 0 4 0 2 4 2 0 10.0
Mar 26 at Elizabethtown W, 3-1 1 4 8 2 15 .400 0 0 2 0 3 1 2 1 3 0 10.0
Mar 27 Juniata L, 3-1 1 4 9 1 19 .421 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Mar 30 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 3-2 1 5 16 2 22 .636 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 17.5
Mar 30 at Thiel L, 3-2 1 5 6 4 18 .111 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Apr 3 at Geneva L, 3-0 1 3 7 2 12 .417 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Apr 6 vs. D'Youville W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 12 .750 0 0 2 0 5 3 0 0 3 0 12.0
Apr 6 vs. Medaille W, 3-1 1 4 12 3 19 .474 0 0 4 0 2 3 2 1 5 0 16.0
Apr 7 at Wittenberg L, 3-1 1 4 10 3 20 .350 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 1 3 0 11.5
  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
2018-19 28 101 216 2.14 83 469 .284 6 0.06 16 0.16 66 0.65 27 44 71 0.70 281.0 2.8
Total 90 318 699 2.20 207 1481 .332 17 0.05 42 0.13 201 0.63 97 140 237 0.75 908.0 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 28 101 216 2.14 83 469 .284 6 0.06 16 0.16 66 0.65 27 44 71 0.70 281.0 2.8
Conference 14 54 123 2.28 44 257 .307 3 0.06 8 0.15 41 0.76 14 29 43 0.80 159.5 3.0
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Home 8 32 75 2.34 27 171 .281 1 0.03 6 0.19 25 0.78 9 16 25 0.78 98.0 3.1
Away 12 43 83 1.93 37 187 .246 3 0.07 7 0.16 25 0.58 8 19 27 0.63 107.5 2.5
Neutral 8 26 58 2.23 19 111 .351 2 0.08 3 0.12 16 0.62 10 9 19 0.73 75.5 2.9
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Wins 13 44 102 2.32 29 198 .369 6 0.14 4 0.09 28 0.64 16 15 31 0.70 129.5 2.9
Losses 15 57 114 2.00 54 271 .221 0 0.00 12 0.21 38 0.67 11 29 40 0.70 151.5 2.7
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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 12 41 91 2.22 37 213 .254 3 0.07 9 0.22 26 0.63 13 17 30 0.73 121.5 3.0
March 10 40 77 1.93 28 162 .302 3 0.07 5 0.13 26 0.65 6 19 25 0.63 97.5 2.4
April 4 14 38 2.71 8 63 .476 0 0.00 0 0.00 11 0.79 6 6 12 0.86 47.0 3.4