A season-best offensive performance culminated with No. 10/9 Penn State earning its first win against No. 6/6 UCLA in 12 years.
Setter Cole Bogner had 38 assists and guided the Nittany Lions to a .500 attack percentage as they swept the Bruins 25-22, 29-27, 26-24 on Friday in University Park, Pennsylvania, at the Big Ten/Pac 12 Challenge.
Penn State had three players finish with double-digit kills and more than a .400 attack percentage, including opposite Calvin Mende who had a match-high 15 kills while hitting .591. Outside attacker Brett Wildman added 12 kills, while outside attacker Bobby Wilden had 11 kills on a .625 attack percentage.
Freshman setter Mads Kyde Jensen in the loss led UCLA with five aces and helped the team hit .354.
Check out the video of the match-winning point filmed by Virginia Pham. This Penn State point was confirmed by officials following a challenge from UCLA coach John Speraw.