No. 1 Penn State used an efficient offense to move past unseeded Missouri in a sweep on Friday afternoon to earn its eighth NCAA Elite Eight appearance since 2006.
Kentucky senior middle blocker Kaz Brown has joined an elite group as her Wildcat squad competed against BYU in the…
Penn State is the lone team of the four in the University Park regional to make it to the Elite Eight or further in the last five years. Illinois last advanced past the Sweet 16 in 2011, while Missouri and Michigan State last made the regional finals in 2005 and 1996 respectively.
MATCH STATS No. 1 Penn State def. Pittsburgh 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19) Penn State moves to 31-1; Pittsburgh ends…
Sophomore right side Nika Markovic notched a 17-kill, 13-dig double-double and four blocks to lead a quartet of Pitt players with double-doubles in Pittsburgh’s first round win. Meanwhile, Penn State held Howard to .085 in a four-set win in Match 2 in University Park.
The Big Ten announced the 2017 postseason volleyball awards on Tuesday, with standouts from Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin earning recognition.
Northern Iowa leads the nation in kills per set heading into the postseason, while VCU is the nation’s leader in blocks per set and opponent hitting percentage.
Barring an uncharacteristic stumble, the No. 1 seeded Penn State Nittany Lions should be through to the Final Four with four home victories. No. 8 seeded Washington, however, might offer a challenge in the Elite Eight.
Maryland’s Erika Pritchard, Penn State’s Tori Gorrell and Haleigh Washington, and Purdue’s Ashley Evans earn weekly honors
Seniors Haleigh Washington and Simone Lee led No. 1 Penn State to a four-set road win over No. 7 Minnesota to clinch the Nittany Lions a share of the Big Ten title.