No. 12 men's volleyball hosts Erskine and Pfeiffer

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Fresh off a 3-1 victory against No. 14 Ohio State, the No. 12 Penn State men's volleyball team (6-2) is back in action, welcoming Erskine and Pfeiffer to Rec Hall for a pair of non-conference matchups. The Nittany Lions will square off against the Flying Fleet Friday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in main gym, before taking on the Falcons Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in south gym at Rec Hall.

NITTANY LIONS BEAT THE BUCKEYES 3-1 IN MIDWEEK MATCHUP
No. 12 Penn State men's volleyball battled to a close 3-1 (29-27, 22-25, 31-29, 25-15) victory against Big Ten foe, No. 14 Ohio State (4-5) Wednesday evening in Rec Hall. With the win, the Nittany Lions stretch their current winning streak to six consecutive matches.

Redshirt junior Nick Goodell fueled the Penn State offense with a season-high 20 kills on .533 attacking. He also added a season-best four aces to go along with three digs and three blocks. Junior Aaron Russell and senior Peter Russell also registered double-digit kills, notching 16 and 10, respectively. Aaron continued his stellar performance from the service line, tallying a career-high five aces, as well as seven digs. Redshirt freshman Matt Callaway recorded his seventh consecutive multi-block performance, anchoring the defense with a career high seven blocks, including three solo stuffs, while also logging seven kills.

NITTANY LIONS IN THE AVCA COACHES POLL - WEEK FIVE UPDATE
Following a 2-0 weekend at home, PSU remains No. 12 in the latest AVCA DI-II Top 15 Poll. The Nittany Lions have now spent the last four weeks at the No. 12 position. Additionally, Penn State is the only EIVA team to be represented in the AVCA poll. 

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Last Updated February 06, 2014