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Penn State Women's Volleyball Sweeps Michigan

by on October 14, 2017 8:34 PM

No. 2 Penn State women’s volleyball swept Michigan Saturday in Rec Hall to extend its Big Ten winning streak to seven straight matches.

After beating No. 10 Michigan State 3-1 on Friday night, Russ Rose’s Nittany Lions took down the maize and blue 25-17, 25-18, 25-14.

How It Happened

Penn State hit the ball well as a team in the first set (.367), blowing out head coach Mark Rosen’s bunch 25-17 to take an early lead.

Simone Lee led the way with five kills in the first set, but Ali Frantti and Haleigh Washington would soon join her on the trajectory toward double figures. Frantti came up just short of the double-double. Kendall White turned in a tremendous outing defensively, posting a match-high 13 digs. Washington is now just 14 kills away from reaching 1,000 for her career.

Player Of The Match

Simone Lee | Senior | Outside hitter

Lee finished with a match-high 15 kills, five digs, three assists, and two blocks.

What’s Next?

The Nittany Lions (17-1) travel to West Lafayette Friday to face Purdue at 8 p.m. ET in Holloway Gymnasium.

 



Ethan Kasales is a Lemont native and staff writer for Onward State.
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