Behrend Volleyball Heads to Thiel Tuesday Night

Behrend Volleyball Heads to Thiel Tuesday Night

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball heads to Thiel for a non-conference match against the Tomcats on Tuesday night. Match begins at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 1   
Penn State Behrend at Thiel, 7 p.m. (Live Stats | Video

Penn State Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions fell to No. 15 Juniata 3-0 and No. 9 St. John Fisher 3-1 on Saturday
* Graduate student JP Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) had 22 kills and 12 digs in two matches last week
* Goodsel tied a career-high with 16 kills against the Cardinals and added 11 digs for the double-double
* Goodsel is 14 kills away from reaching 500 for his career
* Adrian Martinez (San Juan, Puerto Rico/Wesleyan Academy) led with 16 digs against St. John Fisher
* Martinez went from third to first in the AMCC statistics in digs per set (2.64)
* Sophomore Logan Hering (North East, PA/North East) was one dig away from the double-double in the second match on Saturday, recording 13 kills and nine digs
* As a team, Behrend is ranked second in assists with 129 in four matches

Thiel News & Notes:

* The Tomcats are 1-2 this season, falling twice in their last two matches
* Thiel's win was a 3-1 victory over Trine on Jan. 23
* The Tomcats dropped a 3-0 decision on Sunday to Baldwin Wallace (26-24, 25-18, 25-20)
* Zac Smith leads the team with 30 kills and five service aces
* Last season, the Tomcats went 1-8 overall and 1-6 in the AMCC

Series History:

* Behrend has won nine of the last 10 matches against Thiel
* The Lions hold an 11-6 overall record vs. the Tomcats
* Last season, Behrend defeated Thiel 3-0