Minnesota’s Samantha Seliger-Swenson was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and Co-Setter of the Year, while Penn State’s Kendall White was tabbed Defensive Player of the Year. Illinois’ Jordyn Poulter also garnered Co-Settter of the Year nods, while Penn State’s Jonni Parker earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors.
It took five sets and extra points, but Wisconsin volleyball team edged past Penn State in its home gym Saturday night.
The Penn State women’s volleyball took down Minnesota 20-25, 25-21, 30-28, 24-26, 15-12 on Friday night, snapping a 19 match win streak for the Gophers and handing the Big Ten champions their first conference loss of the year.
Conference play continues this week with all 14 schools in action, including Nebraska at Iowa live on BTN on Wednesday.
Big Ten Oct. 28, 2018 Purdue picked up an historic win on the road at Penn State, winning in Happy…
Purdue snapped a 13-match losing skid against Penn State, rallying from down 20-13 to steal away Set 3 and continuing on to victory after trailing 2-0 in the match.
Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Four matches will be carried on BTN, one will be aired on ESPNU and the remaining matches will stream live on BTN Plus.
Kaitlyn Hord (pictured right) is back for a Penn State team that is on a roll of late.
The No. 4 Penn State women’s volleyball team hosts Rutgers on Wednesday afternoon at Rec Hall in a 7 p.m. Big Ten Network match. This is the first of two meetings between these two squads this week as Penn State heads to Rutgers on Saturday evening.
Nia Reed has brought Penn State to a new level when she’s been out on the court, leading to their resurgence.