FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Penn State rebounded from its first conference loss in nearly five years by sweeping Sacred Heart 25-17, 25-18, 25-23 Saturday night.
The Nittany Lions fell to Harvard in three sets on Friday night. It was their first loss in the EIVA since March of 2008, the first EIVA loss in a sweep since falling to Princeton in 1998 and just the sixth conference loss since 1993. It also ended a 51-match EIVA win streak.
Aaron Russells nine kills, Tom Comforts eight kills, Matt Seiferts seven kills and four blocks and Taylor Hammonds 32 assists and seven digs paced the Nittany Lions (10-3, 4-1).
Penn State hosts George Mason on Friday at Rec Hall.