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.
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.
The No. 3 University of Minnesota volleyball program clinched the Big Ten Conference title outright tonight in Columbus, Ohio during a five-set thriller.
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Minnesota exposed Michigan’s defensive weakness in the match. The Wolverines ranked 13th out of 14 Big Ten teams in blocks/set this season.
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.
All six home sides held court on Friday in the Big Ten, including upset wins by Indiana and Northwestern, who moved past Ohio State and Michigan State respectively. Illinois and Wisconsin each went the distance for wins over Michigan and Nebraska.
Big Ten Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Four matches will be carried on BTN, including two top-10 matchups involving Nebraska.
That big ACC matchup you’ve been waiting for? Yeah, it happens this week. Along with 4 matchups between Top 20 programs, 3 from the competitive Big Ten Conference and 1 from the ultra-strong Pac-12.
Minnesota increased its stranglehold on the top spot in the Big Ten standings at 7-0 with a home sweep of Illinois on Friday behind 15 kills by junior Alexis Hart.