UNIVERSITY PARK — In the teams first match in Rec Hall in a month-and-a-half, No. 12 Penn State swept Lees-McRae 25-15, 25-16, 25-20 Friday night.
The Nittany Lions (18-6) got 10 kills each from Nick Goodell and Aaron Russell and seven apiece from Scott Kegerreis and Kyle Mars on Senior Night. Russell notched his effort on .750 hitting, making just one error on 12 swings to go with a pair of aces.
Ian Hendries added four blocks, Taylor Hammond made 30 assists and Connor Curry made seven digs.
The Nittany Lions hit .388 with a 10-3 advantage in blocks, a 37-26 margin in kills, a 24-12 edge in digs and held the Bobcats to .111 hitting.
Penn State faces Concordia in Irvine, Calif., next Friday.