College volleyball: Price, Sunder lead Penn State to win
STANFORD, Calif. — Will Price and Joe Sunder each had 18 kills to help No. 12 Penn State reach the NCAA men's volleyball championship with a 3-0 win over No. 3 Cal State Northridge.
Libero Dennis Del Valle added 17 digs and setter Edgardo Goas recorded 49 assists in the 30-21, 30-23, 30-28 win.
The Nittany Lions (24-7) won their fourth straight to advance into Saturday's national championship match against the winner of a later match between top-ranked Stanford and No. 10 Ohio State.
Jacek Ratajczak had 15 kills for the Matadors (23-10), who were making their first appearance in the NCAA final four in 17 years.
The Nittany Lions quickly broke out in the third set, taking an 11-4 advantage as Price, Sunder and first-team All-American Max Lipsitz combined for seven kills during the early run.
Northridge made it 27-26 before Price drove home a shot down the line for a two-point advantage.