Volleyball Hosts AMCC Tri-Match Saturday

Volleyball Hosts AMCC Tri-Match Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball will host Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) foes Penn State Altoona and Hiram for a tri-match in the Junker Center on Saturday.


Saturday, March 5               
Penn State Behrend vs. Penn State Altoona, 12 p.m. (Live Stats | Video
Penn State Altoona vs. Hiram, 2:30 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)
Penn State Behrend vs. Hiram, 5 p.m.  (Live Stats | Video)

Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions are in a four-way tie for first place in the AMCC with a 5-1 record
* Behrend has won 11 of its last 12 matches
* The Lions are coming off a 3-0 win over Medaille on Wednesday night
* Behrend held a 37-18 advantage in kills, limiting the Mavericks to three kills in the first set
* JP Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) led with 11 kills and six digs
* Goodsel paces the team and is seventh in the AMCC with 143 kills on the season
* The Lions rank second in the AMCC in kills (645) and digs (683)

Penn State Altoona News & Notes:

* The Lions have won three straight AMCC matches
* Altoona recently defeated Mt. Aloysius 3-0 on Wednesday
* The Lions also swept Hilbert, Thiel and St. Vincent while defeating Medaille 3-1
* Altoona's only AMCC loss was a 3-0 decision to Geneva on Feb. 19
* Connor Baker ranks second in the conference in assists (394)
* The Lions are second in the AMCC in kills per set (10.87)

Hiram News & Notes:

* The Terriers were knocked off the undefeated ranks in conference play on Wednesday
* Hiram dropped to 5-1 with a five-set loss to Thiel
* The Terriers were picked first in the AMCC Preseason Coaches Poll
* Outside hitter Tom Supan was named the Preseason Player of the Year
* Supan was the 2021 AMCC Player of the Year and was First Team All-Conference
* Supan has 120 kills in 13 matches, ranking ninth in the AMCC
* Hiram is first in the conference in service aces with 119