Updated: Knights Out (Penn State Sweeps Rutgers)

Penn State (in blue and white) splintered Rutgers in Saturday morning match

15 Lions See Action in Nittany Lion Sweep

Against an overmatched Rutgers (6-9) squad, Penn State Head Coach Russ Rose gave 15 Nittany Lions the opportunity to show what they could do, and the squad responded with a sweep (25-12, 25-17, 25-14).

6-6 So. MH Katie Slay posted 10 kills without an error for a career-best .769 attack %, while 6-4 So. RS/Opp Ariel Scott contributed 9 (.273 attack %).  6-5 Fr. OH Aiyana Whitney totaled 7 kills (.278 attack %).  5-11 Fr. S Micha Hancock guided the offense to a .419 attack % with 33 assists, and added 2 service aces to give her a team-leading total of 26.  Sophomore Deja McClendon led the match with 10 digs, and added 6 kills.  6-6 So. MH Katie Slay registered four total blocks.

Here’s a post-match video interview with Ali Longo and Aiyana Whitney, followed by the match statistics, courtesy of CBS GameTracker: