Sprentz Hits 2,000 Career Assists; Lions Defeat Cairn, St. Joseph

Sprentz Hits 2,000 Career Assists; Lions Defeat Cairn, St. Joseph

LANGHORNE, Pa. – Senior Anthony Sprentz (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) registered 32 assists over a pair of matches to break 2,000 career assists and help the Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team post a 2-0 record on the day.

Match One: Penn State Behrend 3, St. Joseph 0 (25-9, 25-8, 25-12)
Records: Penn State Behrend (2-0), St. Joseph (0-4)

Key Moments:

* Freshman Cody Schnur (Butler, PA/Butler) hit .545 with eight kills on 11 attempts with two errors
* Sprentz tallied nine assists to put him eight helpers away from reaching the career milestone
* Robert McMaster (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) had a team-best six digs
* Behrend had double-digit kills in the first and second set (11, 10)
* The Lions defense held St. Joseph to nine kills while making 11 blocks at the net

Match Two: Penn State Behrend 3, Cairn 0 (25-22, 25-10, 25-10)
Records: Penn State Behrend (3-0), Cairn (1-3)

* Sprentz tallied his 2,000th assist on a kill by Dillon Hildebrand (Red Lion, PA/Red Lion) to give Behrend a 22-19 lead in the first set
* McMaster and Tyler Herrmann (Cranberry Township, PA/Seneca Valley) each had double-digit digs with 15 and 12, respectively
* Herrmann added four aces and two kills
* Hildebrand had a team-best nine kills
* The Lions had a match-high 13 kills in the first set
* Behrend held a 35-15 advantage in kills


* Head Coach Phil Pisano need nine wins to reach 100 for his career with the men's program
Up Next: 

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Saturday at Nazareth University against Elmira and Elms in a tri-match, beginning at 4 p.m.

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