Perdicho, Arentz Named NEAC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week

Perdicho, Arentz Named NEAC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s volleyball for the week ending Feb. 25. This week’s honorees include student-athletes from Wells College and Penn State Altoona.

Brannon Perdicho (Victory, N.Y.) from Wells College has earned his second NEAC Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week award after helping lead his team to a five-set victory at SUNY Poly. A senior outside hitter for the Express, Perdicho posted 25 kills and 26.5 points. He added 13 digs, one block assist, one ace and one assist while posting a .281 hitting percentage. Perdicho currently ranks second among all NEAC players with 215 kills, fourth with 3.47 kills per set and seventh with a .261 hitting percentage.

Brandon Arentz (Mount Wolf, Pa.) from Penn State Altoona has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this season. In his team’s only match last week, the sophomore outside hitter recorded a team-high 17 digs in a 3-2 loss at Penn State Behrend. Arentz also added one solo block, 11 kills and totaled 12 points. Through 18 matches, Arentz ranks first in the NEAC with 155 digs, third with nine solo blocks and fifth with 2.46 digs per set.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.