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Central York grad Royce Clemens EIVA Newcomer of Year

STAFF REPORT
  • Clemens leads Penn State this season with 260 digs.
  • Clemens is a 6-foot, 1-inch redshirt freshman for the Nittany Lions.
  • PSU is ranked No. 9 in NCAA Division I men's volleyball.

Central York High School graduate Royce Clemens has been named the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Newcomer of the Year.

A 6-foot, 1-inch redshirt freshman libero at Penn State, Clemens leads the Nittany Lions this season with 260 digs. That is tied for the EIVA lead.

He's helped Penn State to a 19-9 overall record, including a 12-2 EIVA mark, which earned PSU the regular-season crown. The Lions are ranked No. 9 in NCAA Division I in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association poll.

Penn State is set to host the 2016 EIVA Championship this weekend for the 19th time in program history at Rec Hall.

Central York High School graduate Royce Clemens (6) had eight digs on Tuesday to help Penn State upset No. 1 Ohio State.

Central York grad excels for No. 7 PSU