Behrend Men's Volleyball Travels to Thiel for AMCC Quad Match

Behrend Men's Volleyball Travels to Thiel for AMCC Quad Match

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team will travel to Greenville, Pa. for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference quad match against Penn State Altoona and Wittenberg on Saturday.


Saturday, Mar. 30              
Penn State Behrend vs. Penn State Altoona, 12 p.m.
Penn State Behrend vs. Wittenberg, 2 p.m.

Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions dropped an AMCC match to D'Youville on Wednesday night, 3-2
* Behrend is now 13-9 overall and 5-3 in conference play, good for fourth in the AMCC standings
* Dillon Hildebrand (Red Lion, PA/Red Lion) tied the all-time services aces record at 66 against the Spartans
* Hildebrand also led the match with 19 kills, while JP Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) and Joey Reynolds (Saegertown, PA/Saegertown) each add 12 kills
* Setter Anthony Sprentz (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) posted a double-double with 11 digs and 51 assists, one assist shy of tying his career high
* Hildebrand is now 25 kills away from becoming the program's all-time leader in kills
* Hildebrand continues to lead the AMCC in kills per set (3.24) and is first in kills in conference matches with 120
* Defensive specialist Josh Mathews (Rochester, NY/Churchville-Chili) continues to lead the conference with 0.51 aces per set

Penn State Altoona News & Notes:

* The Altoona Lions are 10-12 overall and 2-6 in the AMCC
* Altoona is 3-5 overall in the month of March and is coming off a 3-1 loss to Juniata on Wednesday in its home finale
* Brian Sheddy led with 14 kills vs. the Eagles, while Tyler Chan added 12 digs in four sets
* Chan ranks second in the AMCC in digs (240) and digs per set (3.08)

Wittenberg News & Notes:

* The Tigers are 14-10 overall and 6-3 in the AMCC
* Wittenberg recently defeated Geneva and Hiram in an AMCC tri-match by identical 3-0 scores on its newly renovated 1929 Gymnasium
* Isaiah Brock leads the team with 83 blocks and is second in kills (155) and service aces (24)
* Ashton Sellers ranks second in the AMCC in kills per set (3.05) behind Behrend's Hildebrand

Series History:

* This is the second time this season Altoona and Wittenberg will battle Behrend
* Back on Feb. 23, the Behrend Lions defeated Altoona 3-2 and fell to the Tigers 3-0 in Altoona
* Behrend is 8-4 all-time against Altoona and has yet to beat Wittenberg in the three matches in the last two seasons

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