The Petty brother combination at outside attacker came up big for Lewis in one of the team’s biggest home matches of the season.
Freshman Greg Petty had a team-high 14 kills and junior Jay Petty had 13 kills as No. 7 Lewis upset No. 5 Penn State 25-23, 22-25, 25-19, 25-20 on Saturday in Romeoville, Ill.
The Flyers (4-2, 0-0 MIVA) playing in its home opener out-hit the Nittany Lions (2-1, 0-0 EIVA) .429 to .213. Lewis also had more than a .400 attack percentage in the final three games, including hitting .524 in the third game.
Penn State outside attacker Joe Sunder in the loss had a match-high 15 kills.
Check out the video below for highlights of the Penn State-Lewis match.
[Editor’s note: Video courtesy of the Lewis athletics department]