Men's Volleyball Earns First-Ever Win
|Penn State Behrend (1-9, 1-3)||22||16||18||0|
|Stevens (6-0, 5-0)||25||25||25||3|
|Penn State Behrend||Stevens|
Steele Nate - 7
B: 5 Players (#4, #11, #12, #13, #14 - 1)
D: 2 Players (#5, #11 - 7)
SA: Capizzi Anthony - 1
David Evans - 15
B: David Evans - 4
D: 2 Players (#9, #23 - 5)
SA: Ian Tyger - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||Penn State Behrend||Stevens|
|Penn State Behrend (1-8, 1-2)||25||25||23||28||3|
|Bard (5-3, 0-3)||18||17||25||26||1|
|Penn State Behrend||Bard|
Kocher Grant - 13
B: Steele Nate - 4
D: Dawson Clay - 11
SA: Dyer Kevin - 2
Nick Chan - 18
B: 2 Players (#8, #19 - 3)
D: Alex Sicurella - 12
SA: Henry Kasiske - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||Penn State Behrend||Bard|
HOBOKEN, NJ – The Penn State Behrend men's volleyball earned their first win in program history with a 3-1 victory over Bard on day two of the United Volleyball Conference (UVC) Crossover weekend hosted by Stevens.
The Lions (1-9, 1-3 UVC) avoided going into a fifth set with Bard, winning 25-18, 25-17, 23-25 and 28-26. Behrend knocked in 13 kills as a team in the second and fourth set. Freshman Tory Larson (Penn Hills, PA/Homeschooled) had a 42.1 attacking percentage with 10 kills on 19 attacks. Grant Kocher (McMurray, PA/Peters Township) tallied 13 kills and seven digs in the win.
Evan Fullerton (Ambridge, PA/Ambridge) led the Lions with 25 assists, while Anthony Capizzi (Pittsburgh, PA/Pittsburgh Central Catholic) added eight kills. Kevin Dyer (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) recorded nine digs and a team-best two service aces.
Behrend also faced the hosts on the afternoon, falling to eight-ranked Stevens in three games (25-22, 25-16, 25-18). The Lions were never out of any of the sets with the team knocking in a match-best 15 kills in the first game.
Nate Steele (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) paced the squad with seven kills. Kocher contributed seven digs and six kills. Fullerton posted 16 assists.
Behrend returns to action on Wednesday against D'Youville. Match begins at 7 p.m.