UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The ninth-ranked Penn State ladies’s volleyball group suffered its first lack of the season Saturday evening at Rec Corridor, falling to Michigan 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-19). The Lions dropped to 12-1 total and 1-1 within the Large Ten, whereas the Wolverines improved to 11-1, 2-0 B1G.
Penn State struggled to terminate in opposition to Michigan, hitting simply .105. Kashauna Williams paced the Lions with 9 kills, whereas Taylor Trammell and Allie Holland had 5 apiece. The Wolverines completed with 10 blocks.
Jess Mruzik, a first-team All-Large Ten choice as a sophomore final season, had an enormous evening for the Wolverines, ending with 14 kills, 9 digs, and 4 blocks. Jacque Boney contributed 9 kills and 6 blocks, whereas Could Pertofsky had an environment friendly match with eight kills on .538 hitting.
Gillian Grimes continued to have a stable freshman season from the service line for the Lions. She had the group’s lone ace and now ranks second on the group with 11 on the season. Grimes has not less than one aces in eight of the group’s 13 matches.
Penn State’s Maddy Bilinovic led all gamers with 12 digs as she reached double-digits for the ninth time this season. Anjelina Starck tallied 9 digs. Seleisa Elisaia added eight.
Getting into the match, Penn State was one in all simply 4 unbeaten groups within the nation and the one undefeated group within the Large Ten.
Penn State is now 54-6 within the all-time sequence with Michigan. The Lions are 29-2 in opposition to the Wolverines at Rec Corridor.
The Lions go on the highway for his or her subsequent match once they journey to tackle No. 6 Wisconsin in Madison. The match is scheduled for 9 p.m. (ET) and can air stay on B1G Community. The Badgers are 7-2 total and 1-0 within the Large Ten following a 3-0 win over Northwestern.