Tom Comfort, a 2009 graduate of Orchard Park High School and junior opposite hitter on the Penn State men’s volleyball team, helped the Nittany Lions capture the school’s 14th straight Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association championship and earn an automatic bid to the Final Four.
In the EIVA semifinal championship against Princeton, Comfort earned a team-high 12 kills with just one hitting error in a 3-0 sweep over the Tigers. In the championship versus George Mason, Comfort picked up seven kills.
Penn State will play top-seeded UC Irvine tonight at 9 p.m. for a chance to advance to the championship scheduled to be played at UCLA on Saturday, May 5.
For more information and to watch or listen to tonight’s match: Visit the Penn State men’s volleyball site.