Behrend Lions Head to Medaille Wednesday Night

Behrend Lions Head to Medaille Wednesday Night

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team will hit the road this week, battling the Medaille Mavericks in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Wednesday night, beginning at 7 p.m.

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Penn State Behrend News & Notes:

* The Behrend Lions will finish out the regular season on the road
* The Lions have a two-match lead in the AMCC standings at 12-1
* Behrend went 2-1 last week, defeating St. Vincent and Thiel in conference action
* JP Goodsel (Corry, PA/Corry) had double-digit kills in three matches, posting 40 kills and 24 digs overall
* Goodsel registered his fifth double-double with a team-best 16 kills and 10 digs vs. Thiel
* Against the Bearcats, Goodsel and Schnur led the attack with 10 and nine kills, respectively, with no errors
* The Lions continue to lead all Division III teams in digs per set, now averaging 12.57 in 81 sets played
* Last week, Behrend tallied 118 digs while recording a season-high 21 block assists and tying a season best in total blocks with 13
* Junior libero Adrian Martinez (San Juan, Puerto Rico/Wesleyan Academy) tallied 26 digs last week, getting a team-best 11 vs. the Tomcats

Medaille News & Notes:

* The Mavericks have won three matches in a row
* Medaille is currently in sixth place in the conference with a 6-7 mark (9-14 overall)
* The Mavericks kept their playoff hopes alive with a pair of AMCC wins this weekend
* Medaille defeated Mt. Aloysius 3-0 and upset Geneva in five sets
* Matt Dickerson led the Mavs to a 3-0 week, averaging 3.64 kills per set and posting a .348 hitting percentage
* Dickerson totaled 40 kills, 29 digs, seven blocks, and four aces in the three matches

Series History:

* Behrend has won six of the last eight meetings with the Mavericks
* Medaille holds a 13-6 overall record against the Lions dating back to the 2012 season
* The Lions tallied a 3-0 win over the Mavericks on March 2