Philadelphia- Penn junior outside hitter Cara Thomason leads the nation in service aces with an average of 1.17 aces per game. She has played in 12 games and recorded 14 service aces so far this season.
She was also named to this weeks Ivy League honor roll for her play in the Quakers first week of competition.
Thomason finished the weekend with 46 kills and five blocks for the Quakers. With her efforts on the offensive end, Thomason helped the Red and Blue to a 2-1 record at the Fairfield Inn Jefferson Cup at the University of Virginia. She opened the season on Sept. 10 with 18 kills in Penn's 3-1 victory over Duquesne. Thomason also contributed 13 kills in the Quakers 3-0 victory over Radford later the same day, and she finished the tournament with 15 kills in Penn's 3-2 loss to the University of Virginia. Her performance landed her a spot on the All-Tournament team.
The Quakers (2-1) are back in action on Friday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 18 at the University of San Diego Tournament. The Red and Blue take on Oregon State on Friday at 5 p.m. PST and play San Diego at 10 am PST on Saturday and again 5 p.m. PST at against Nevada