Big Ten Oct. 28, 2018 Purdue picked up an historic win on the road at Penn State, winning in Happy…
Favored teams claimed Big Ten victories on Friday night. 4th-ranked Penn State, 3rd-ranked Minnesota, 6th-ranked Wisconsin and 21st-ranked Purdue all secured wins to continue their win streaks.
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.
#11 Penn State overcame some adversity and the absence of a starting middle blocker to win at #25 Purdue.
Ohio State earned the upset in 4 sets over 4th-ranked Penn State, while 8th-ranked Illinois fended off a feisty Indiana volleyball program in 5 sets to remain undefeated on the season. 5th-ranked Nebraska and 19th-ranked Michigan downed Michigan State and Iowa, 3-1, respectively to round out Big Ten opening week.
Class of 2018 setter and Under Armour Second-Team All-American Abigail Westenhofer has committed to Indiana.
#11 Michigan State finished their regular season with a four-set victory over Indiana on the Hoosiers’ Senior Night in Bloomington, Indiana.
#1 Penn State quickly swept Indiana in Rec Hall on Wednesday night.
#3 Minnesota made quick work of Indiana on Saturday night, sweeping the Hoosiers in Big Ten play.
#14 Wisconsin made quick work of Indiana with a 3-0 sweep of the Hoosiers in Bloomington, Indiana.