PSU news by
Penn State's student blog



Penn State Women’s Volleyball Moves to #1

After some extremely impressive wins against Stanford, Texas, Nebraska, and Iowa, the Penn State Women’s Volleyball team has taken the #1 spot in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll.

Russ Rose’s team received 34 first-place votes in the poll, with #2 Oregon getting 16, and #3 USC with 3 votes. The team’s record (12-1) has just one setback, a loss to Oregon State a few weeks ago. Otherwise, the girls are undefeated at home and within the Big Ten Conference.

In addition, sophomore Micha Hancock received Big Ten Honors as best co-setter of the week for the 2nd time this season.

The Lions have defeated three current top ten opponents and will look to build on this momentum as conference play heats up. Their next game is this Friday against Wisconsin at 8 p.m. They also face Minnesota, Northwestern, and Illinois on the road before returning to Rec Hall on Friday, October 12th at 8 p.m. versus Purdue.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Maddy Pryor

I'm a 2013 Penn State alum with a B. A. in Public Relations as well as minors in History and Communications Arts and Sciences. I am proudly from Neptune, NJ and talk about it at any opportunity possible. I love college basketball and am a big fan of Penn State Basketball, as well as their official student section, Nittany Nation. I'm a big supporter of Relay For Life of Penn State as well as THON and Coaches vs. Cancer.


Other posts by Maddy

Coach Herb Hand Visits THON for the First Time

After football coach Herb Hand posted a Vine of his first view of THON, we just had to know what his thoughts were.

If You THON It, You Should Put A Ring On It

Club Croquet Wins THON’s Got Talent 2014

We Want To See Your Best Campus Snow Sculptures

If you’ve been brave enough to leave your dorm or apartment, we hope you had the good sense to build a snowman.

Thanks For The Memories: Ethan Kasales’ Senior Column

Onward State staffer Ethan Kasales reflects on the past few years and everyone who helped make his college experience so rewarding.

Send this to a friend