UNIVERSITY PARK — Freshman Matt Callaway had team highs with eight kills and six blocks as No. 12 Penn State swept NJIT 25-15, 25-12, 25-13 at Rec Hall on Friday.
The Nittany Lions (9-2 overall, 2-0 EIVA) improved to 33-1 all-time against the Highlanders (4-3, 0-2). NJIT has won just one set against the Nittany Lions over the last 10 years.
Nick Goodell added seven kills on .438 hitting without an attack error. He also had an ace, four digs and two blocks. Aaron Russell and Peter Russell each notched six kills.
Matt Seifert had four blocks to go along with four kills. Connor Curry notched a match-high 11 digs.
As a team, Penn State outhit NJIT .423-.061, limiting the Highlanders to .100 or lower attacking in all three sets.