Men's Volleyball Host AMCC Quad Match Saturday

Men's Volleyball Host AMCC Quad Match Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team will host Geneva, Hiram and Thiel in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference quad match on Saturday in the Junker Center.

Geneva at Penn State Behrend, 10 a.m. | Live Stats | Video
Hiram vs. Thiel, 12 p.m. | Live Stats | Video
Geneva vs. Thiel, 2 p.m. | Live Stats | Video
Hiram at Penn State Behrend, 4 p.m. | Live Stats | Video

Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions celebrated the four seniors and a 3-1 win over Medaille on Tuesday night
* Behrend is now 14-11 overall and has a two-match lead for fourth place with a 6-5 AMCC mark
* The Lions will look to secure one of the four spots in the AMCC Tournament next weekend
* Dillon Hildebrand (Red Lion, PA/Red Lion) registered his third straight match with 20 or more kills on Wednesday
* Hildebrand tallied 20 kills, including eight in the second set to help the Lions start the comeback
* The Lions had a .565 attack percentage in the second set against the Mavericks
* Tyler Herrmann (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) is three kills away from 750 career kills and needs 52 more to move into second place on the all-time chart
* Hildebrand leads the AMCC in kills (292) and kills per set (3.48)

Geneva News & Notes:

* The Golden Tornadoes are tied for first place with Thiel  in the AMCC with a 10-2 record
* Geneva is coming off a 3-0 win over Penn State Altoona on Wednesday night to improve to 19-7 overall
* Quinn McCracken helped the Tornadoes against the Lions with a team-best 10 kills, eight digs and six blocks
* McCracken is second in the AMCC in kills with 283

Hiram News & Notes:

* The Terriers are 6-21 overall and 2-10 in the AMCC
* Hiram rallied to post a 3-2 victory over Medaille last Saturday but then fell to D'Youville 3-2 in an AMCC tri-match
* The Terriers host Randolph Macon on Friday before traveling to Behrend
* Hiram ranks third in the AMCC with 991 digs in 27 matches this season

Series History:

* Earlier this season, the Lions fell 3-2 to Geneva and came back to defeat Hiram 3-1 on March 2

Lions Sweep Neumann
March 16, 2019 Lions Sweep Neumann
Behrend Lions Handle Medaille
February 19, 2019 Behrend Lions Handle Medaille