July 20, 2024
No. 3 Men’s Volleyball Travels to Harvard for Pair of EIVA Matches

College PARK, Pa. – No. 3 Penn State men’s volleyball returns to the EIVA part of its timetable this weekend as it travels to choose on Harvard. The Nittany Lions engage in the Crimson on Friday at 7 p.m., and once again on Saturday at 3 p.m.

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#3 Penn State (18-3, 4- EIVA) at Harvard (7-11, -4 EIVA)

Match A person
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Date: Friday, March 31
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Time: 7 p.m.
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Area: Cambridge, Mass. 
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View: ESPN+
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Stats: Dwell Stats

Match Two
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Date: Saturday, April 1
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Time: 3 p.m.
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Position: Cambridge, Mass. 
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Enjoy: ESPN+
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Stats: Are living Stats

Sequence Background&#13
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  • Penn State is 21-3 in the all-time series with Harvard. The groups initial performed in 2000.
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  • The Lions have received five straight matches in the collection. Their very last reduction to the Crimson came in 2018.
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  • Brett Wildman has totaled 43 kills (2.69/set) and 19 digs (1.19/set) though hitting .323 in 5 job matches against the Crimson.
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  • Penn State is 8-2 when playing on the street in opposition to Harvard.
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SCOUTING HARVARD

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  • Harvard is 7-11 general and -4 in the EIVA. The Crimson snapped a 3-match dropping streak with a 3- win above American Intercontinental College or university in their most current contest.
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  • Zach Berty ranks next in the EIVA and 12th nationally with .47 aces/set. The freshman has 26 aces as a result of 16 matches performed.
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  • Harvard has played EIVA matches towards Charleston and Princeton this season. The Crimson were being swept 2 times by the Eagles and dropped a pair of 3-1matches to Princeton.
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PENN Point out NOTES & STATS

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  • Penn Point out dropped two places to No. 3 in the AVCA Coaches Poll subsequent a 3-2 decline to Ohio State in its most modern match. The Lions have been rated in the top rated three for 8 consecutive weeks.
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  • The Lions have won 22 straight EIVA regular period matches. The streak features 4 matches this year, all 16 very last year, and the final two of the 2021 season. The previous EIVA frequent season loss arrived at George Mason on April 3, 2021.
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  • Two Penn Condition players have a likelihood to attain occupation milestones by the close of their last season. Cole Bogner is 220 helps absent from reaching 4,000 for his job, while Cal Fisher needs 72 kills to attain 1,000. At minimum amount, the Lions have 6 frequent year matches and just one EIVA Match match remaining. Brett Wildman already eclipsed the 1,000-destroy milestone before this period.
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  • The Lions rank initially in the EIVA and ninth nationally in assists/established (11.70). Bogner leads the way, ranking very first in the convention and sixth nationally at 10.19 assists/established.
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  • Toby Ezeonu leads the country in hitting proportion at .505. He was the NCAA leader in the classification very last year at .528.
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UP Subsequent

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  • Penn Condition continues EIVA participate in with matches at George Mason on April 7-8. The Patriots are 9-12 overall and 1-4 in the convention.
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For much more facts on Penn Condition men’s volleyball, comply with the Nittany Lions on Twitter @PennStateMVBALL and Instagram @pennstatemvball and “like” the Penn State men’s volleyball web site on Fb.