Saturday Roundup: 8 Sweeps, 3 Seeds Fall, Michigan Wins Marathon vs. Pitt
Saturday featured 12 matches with the winners earning a ticket to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Eight of the matches ended in sweeps, although two of those provided upsets as No. 9 Creighton and No. 11 USC fell to Washington and San Diego respectively.
Penn State Sweeps Syracuse for NCAA Tourney Win #100, Trip to Sweet 16
The No. 8 seed Penn State women’s volleyball team advanced to the third round of the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-16) sweep of the Orange of Syracuse on Saturday evening in Rec Hall.
Big Ten: All Five Road Teams Won, Including Purdue at PSU, Illinois at Nebraska
Big Ten Oct. 28, 2018 Purdue picked up an historic win on the road at Penn State, winning in Happy…
Career Night by Atkinson Lifts Purdue Past Penn State in 5 for First Win in Happy Valley Since 1982
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.
Penn State Set to Host Rutgers in First of Back-to-Back Meetings
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.
Big Ten: Penn State, Purdue Win in Five; Minnesota Stays Perfect
Penn State ended a seven-match losing streak against Nebraska, winning in five sets at home, while Illinois picked up a key home win over Wisconsin in four. Purdue, Minnesota and Indiana also won on Saturday.
#11 Penn State Tops #4 Nebraska for First Time Since 2014
Penn State’s five-set comeback win snapped a seven-match losing skid against the Huskers with the last win PSU coming on Nov. 29, 2014 in University Park.
Big Ten: #11 Penn State Battles By #25 Purdue; #4 Nebraska & #21 Iowa Earn Sweeps
#11 Penn State overcame some adversity and the absence of a starting middle blocker to win at #25 Purdue.
#12 Penn State Sweeps Ohio State to Avenge Sept. 23 Loss
#12 Penn State hit at a .370 clip and served up eight aces to return the favor and pick up a home victory over Ohio State on Saturday.
Big Ten: Spartans, OSU Win in 5; Penn State, Michigan Win 3-0 at Home
It was famine or feast in the Big Ten on Friday night, with Michigan State and Ohio State surviving against Indiana and Rutgers, while #12 Penn State and #17 Michigan won via sweep.