LINDSEY OBERACKER -- Volleyball
Junior volleyball player Lindsey Oberacker is the Featured Athlete for the week of Aug. 28, 2011. Oberacker is a native of Erie, Pa., and a graduate of McDowell High School.
Oberacker has been a standout player for the Pioneers for her entire career, and she is Point Park's top offensive threat at outside hitter once again this season. She is a two-time all-conference player, and she was an AVCA-NAIA All Northeast Region performer last year when she put up 488 kills, 206 digs and 74 blocks.
Oberacker entered this season with an impressive total of 903 kills after her first two years. At the season-opening tournament at Rio Grande this past weekend, she put up 64 kills in five matches to bump her career total to 967. Oberacker was named to the all-tournament team there after leading the Pioneers out to a 4-1 record in the early season.
Oberacker was an all-state volleyball player coming out of McDowell HS in 2009. She was also a standout in basketball and track and field, and she placed second in the javelin at the 2009 PIAA meet.