After opening the season with five of six weeks on the road – including the last two to open Big Ten Conference play – the Fighting Illini volleyball team returns to Huff Hall for four-straight home matches.
Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Three matches will be carried on BTN, with the remaining contests streaming on BTN Plus.
Penn State’s Haleigh Washington leads the nation with a .504 hitting percentage, while her Nittany Lion squad is tops among all teams at .357.
Haleigh Washington hit .647 with 11 kills in a battle of elite middle blockers as #2 Penn State swept (RV) Illinois.
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The No. 3 Penn State women’s volleyball team closes out a seven-match homestand by hosting Illinois and Northwestern to close out the month of September.
Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Three matches will be carried on BTN, with the remaining matches streaming on BTN Plus.
With the first week of conference play in the books, take a look inside the NCAA statistical rankings through Week 5.
Illinois hit at a .405 clip and had help from 20 Northwestern miscues in a sweep Saturday to move to 2-0 in Big Ten play.
The Illini hold a 56-29 advantage in the all-time series with the Wildcats and have won five-straight, including taking both meetings in straight-sets a season ago.