June 14, 2024
No. 3 Men’s Volleyball Sweeps NJIT

NEWARK, N.J. – Third-ranked Penn Condition totaled double-digit aces for the 2nd time in three matches on its way to a 3- (25-20, 28-26, 25-23) road sweep about NJIT in EIVA men’s volleyball motion Friday evening at the NJIT Wellness and Events Heart.
 
The Nittany Lions moved to 12-1 all round and 3- in the meeting, even though the Highlanders dropped to 5-8 in general and 1-1 in league perform. The groups will enjoy all over again at the NJIT Wellness and Gatherings Middle on Saturday at 7 p.m.
 
Penn State has racked up 30 aces over its earlier three matches, all of which went just a few sets. Cal Fisher led the demand in Friday’s gain with 4 aces. Michal Kowal and Brett Wildman every experienced two, whilst Cole Bogner, Owen Rose, and Toby Ezeonu chipped in with just one apiece.
 
Fisher also shared the workforce lead in kills with 11 while hitting .429. He added four digs and a pair of blocks. Kowal joined Fisher with 11 kills. Ezeonu experienced 8 kills and just a single error on 13 swings for a .538 hitting proportion.
 
Bogner ongoing to put up about 10 assists a set as he concluded with 33 although foremost the team to a .342 hitting share.
 
Carson Williams and Andrew Fedmasu paced NJIT with 8 kills apiece. Williams strike .778, whilst Fedmasu strike .429.
 
Set 1
NJIT jumped out to a fast 3- direct, but Penn State shook off a sluggish begin to get the 25-20 gain in the opening established. A 3- operate that bundled a destroy and an ace by Ezeonu set the Lions up 19-15. He also scored the established-clinching level with a kill. Kowal led the Lions with 4 kills on .429 hitting.
 
Established 2
Aces by Wildman and Owen Rose aided Penn Condition go up 7-1. The Lions all over again led by six at 8-2 on a eliminate by Ezeonu. But NJIT chipped away at its deficit for nearly the whole established just before tying the score at 24-24 with a 4- operate. The Highlanders even took the guide at 25-24 on a get rid of by Antonio Feliciano. The Lions retook the lead, 26-25, on an ace by Fisher. An additional ace, this time by Kowal, resulted in the established win by a rating of 28-26. Fisher experienced five kills in the established. Bogner totaled 13 helps and experienced a single of the team’s 5 aces.
 
Established 3
Penn Point out never ever trailed in the ultimate established inspite of a near battle that resulted in a two-level gain. The Lions led by as a lot as 4 several periods, such as as late as 18-14 adhering to a get rid of by Ezeonu. They all over again arrived through below strain late to clinch the match. The Highlanders acquired inside 1 at 24-23, but Fisher stepped up significant with a destroy to clinch the sweep. He was excellent in the established with five kills on 5 swings. Bogner racked up one more 13 helps as Penn State strike .556 as a group.