Jacob Byers, Men's Volleyball, Penn State Altoona

Jacob Byers, Men's Volleyball, Penn State Altoona

Jacob Byers (Level Green, Pa.), a senior outside hitter from Penn State Altoona, has been named the NEAC Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week after helping the Lions go 2-1 in non-conference play. In a 3-0 win over Wilkes, Byers had nine kills, two digs and three blocks. He tallied 18 kills, three digs and three blocks against nationally-ranked No. 14 Eastern Mennonite before closing out the week with 16 kills, four digs and two service aces in a five-set win over Stevenson. In three matches, Byers averaged 3.58 kills per set with a .329 hitting percentage.