Video: No. 2 Long Beach State sweeps Penn State at Active Ankle Tourney

The Long Beach State block turned out to be too much for Penn State’s offense.

Middle attacker Jeff Ornee finished with a match-high seven blocks as No. 2 Long Beach Sate swept Penn State 25-21, 25-23, 25-17 on Saturday in Long Beach, Calif., to close out the Active Ankle Tournament.


Long Beach State in the victory out-blocked Penn State 12.5 to 1 and held the Nittany Lions to a season-low .210 attack percentage.

Along with the defensive performance, Long Beach State All-American outside attacker Taylor Crabb had a team-high 11 kills en route to being named to the All-Tournament Team the tournament’s most valuable player. Ornee and outside attacker Dalton Ammerman, who had 10 kills in the victory, also earned All-Tournament for the 49ers.

Check out the raw video footage shot by Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates of the final plays in Long Beach State’s sweep.