No. 12 Penn State Travels to EIVA Foe George Mason
April 16, 2010
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The No. 12 Penn State men's volleyball team closes out the regular season on Saturday, April 17 at George Mason. The Nittany Lions and Patriots are meeting for the second time this season at 7 p.m. in Fairfax, Va. at GMU's RAC.
Live stats will be available via a link at GoPSUsports.com.
Penn State Preview
For the season, Penn State has a .327 hitting percentage, which leads the EIVA and ranks fourth in the nation. The Lions' average of 16.31 kps also leads the EIVA and sits at second in the nation behind Stanford. Senior Max Lipsitz leads the nation with a .521 attack percentage, while Goas' 13.66 aps lead the conference and rank fourth nationally. Del Valle is averaging 3.52 dps to take top honors in the league and rank third in the nation.
Penn State vs. George Mason
Notes on the Patriots
George Mason had lost five straight matches between March 22 and April 3 before defeating Saint Francis, 3-2, and Juniata, 3-1. The Patriots most recently suffered a 3-0 setback to Princeton on April 11. GMU currently sits at 7-17 overall with a 4-5 record in EIVA play. Sophomore outside hitter Andrew Dentler leads the Patriot offense with 4.46 kps and freshman Javier Perez is handling setting duties with 9.65 aps. Junior libero Eric Lucas has a team-best 1.98 dps and freshman middle blocker Piotr Dabrowski has been strong above the net with 1.24 bps.
For more information on the Penn State men's volleyball team, please visit www.GoPSUsports.com. The Penn State men's volleyball 2010 season is presented by Rockvale Outlets and The Outlets at Hershey.