Northeastern High School graduate Brandon Arentz has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Region Rookie of the Week.
The 6-foot, 2-inch Arentz is a freshman outside/opposite hitter for Penn State Altoona. He was a key part of the Lions' offense in their three North Eastern Athletic Conference wins this past weekend.
Against Hilbert on Friday, Arentz had eight kills, six digs, four solo blocks and one block assist. Against Medaille later that night, he finished with six digs, five kills, two block assists and one solo block. In Saturday's match against D'Youville, Arentz put up 10 kills, three digs, two block assists and one solo block.
On the week, Arentz had 23 kills (2.56 kills per set), 15 digs (1.67 digs per set) and 11 total blocks (1.22 blocks per set), and the freshman posted a hitting percentage of .238.
This is the second ECAC weekly recognition awarded to Arentz this season.
The Penn State Altoona men's volleyball is 9-3 overall and 5-1 in the NEAC.