May 2, 2013
NCAA Men's Volleyball National Semifinal - May 2, 2013 - BYU vs. Penn State
**BYU improves to 26-4 on the season and advances to the National Championship match for the fifth time in school history. The Cougars have won three titles ('99, '01 and '04).
**The Cougars are 2-0 against fellow National Championship finalist UC Irvine this season (3-1, Jan. 18; 3-2, March 1).
**BYU is 24-0 this year when winning the hitting percentage battle.
**Junior Taylor Sander produced a match-high 17 kills, his 28th double-figure kills contests of the year.
**Penn State concludes it season with a 23-8 record.
**Sophomore Aaron Russell led the Nittany Lions with 13 kills.