Perfect! Penn State Sweeps Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. November 28, 2009. “For the third straight season, the top-ranked Penn State women’s volleyball team closed out its regular season undefeated after sweeping No. 12 Michigan, 3-0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-23). Penn State (32-0, 20-0) has now won 96 consecutive matches, 65 straight Big Ten matches and 72 matches in a row in the confines of Rec Hall.”

“Senior Megan Hodge (Durham, N.C.) led all players with 17 kills and tallied a team-best 11 digs. Junior Blair Brown (Purcellville, Va.) finished the night with 10 kills and five blocks and junior Arielle Wilson (Broadview, Ill.) posted nine on 15 errorless swings. Wilson led the team in blocks with six total, while junior Fatima Balza totaled five. Senior setter Alisha Glass (Leland, Mich.) paced the Nittany Lion offense with 34 assists and also has eight digs. Junior libero Alyssa D’Errico (Byron, N.Y.) finished the night with 10 saves.”

“Penn State attacked at a .312 clip and held the Wolverines (24-9, 12-8) to just .165. The Nittany Lions had 40 kills 36 assists, four aces, 43 digs and 12.0 total team blocks. Michigan finished the match with 39 kills, 39 assists, three aces, 37 digs and 3.0 team blocks.”

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