Behrend Volleyball Heads to Altoona for AMCC Tri-Match Saturday

Behrend Volleyball Heads to Altoona for AMCC Tri-Match Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team heads to Penn State Altoona for the final Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) tri-match of the season. The Behrend Lions face Altoona at 12 p.m. and Geneva at 2:30 p.m.

Penn State Behrend at Penn State Altoona, 12 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)
Penn State Behrend vs. Geneva, 2:30 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes:

* The Behrend Lions are playing in their final two regular-season matches
* The final seedings and pairings for the AMCC Tournament comes down to this weekend
* Behrend needs to win one of the two matches to secure the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye
* The Lions are coming off a 3-0 win over Medaille on Wednesday night
* It marked the second win over the Mavericks this season
* Owen Wienczkowski (Waterford, PA/Fort LeBoeuf) hit .688 with 11 kills on 16 attempts with no errors
Adrian Martinez (San Juan, Puerto Rico/Wesleyan Academy) led with 11 digs
* The second match of the day against Geneva is the AMCC Game of the Week
* Behrend defeated Geneva and Penn State Altoona earlier this season

Penn State Altoona News & Notes:

* The Altoona Lions are tied for second in the AMCC with Geneva at 11-3
* Altoona will face No. 13 Marymount on Friday before hosting the AMCC tri-match
* Last week, Jared Bodisch led the Lions with 22 kills and 21 digs
* Altoona posted a 3-0 win over Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday night
* Bodisch paced the Lions with 10 digs, nine kills and three solo blocks vs. the Mounties
* Altoona has conference losses to Hiram, Behrend and Geneva

Geneva News & Notes:

* The Golden Tornadoes are 17-13 overall and 11-3 in the AMCC
* Geneva has fallen in five sets in its last two matches (Medaille, Alderson Broaddus)
* On Tuesday, the Golden Tornadoes gave up a 2-0 lead against the Battlers and eventually fell 3-2 with the fifth set going 23-21
* Peter Barbato registered 24 kills in the loss
* Barbato leads the AMCC in kills (308) and kills per set (3.50)