CRESSON, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's volleyball team knocked off undefeated Mt. Aloysius 3-2 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) match on Saturday afternoon.
Final Score: Penn State Behrend 3, Mt. Aloysius 2 (23-25, 25-16, 25-23, 16-25, 16-14)
Records: Penn State Behrend (16-9, 7-1 AMCC), Mt. Aloysius (16-9, 7-1 AMCC)
* In a match between the two top teams in the conference, the Lions upset Mt. Aloysius in five sets
* With the win, the Lions are in the driver's seat in the AMCC standings with one conference match left
* This is the second five-set match in conference play; the Lions fell to La Roche 3-2 on Oct. 13
* Freshman outside hitter Kristin Reiland (Fairview, PA/Villa Maria Academy) led with team-best 15 kills, while Alex Parra (Pittsburgh, PA/Bishop Canevin) tallied seven blocks
* Senior setter Lexi Irwin (Greensburg, PA/Hempfield) dished out 39 assists
* Behrend can secure the regular-season title and No. 1 seed with a win against Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday
* Behrend returns to action on Tuesday against Thiel in non-conference action. Match begins at 7 p.m.