Penn State Women’s Volleyball Falls To No. 14 In AVCA Poll

Despite an 0-2 start to the season, Penn State women’s volleyball remains in the top 25 of the first AVCA Division I Coaches Poll. The team was ranked No. 8 in the preseason poll but fell to No. 14 after two consecutive losses in the Road 2 Tampa Bay Invitational.

The Nittany Lions opened their season at the Road 2 Tampa Bay Invitational, where they faced fellow ranked opponents No. 11 Florida and No. 20 Georgia Tech. Penn State dropped both games 3-1.

Penn State will get another chance to grab its first win of the season on Friday, September 1, against Western Kentucky in the team’s Penn State Invitational. The Nittany Lions will also play Colgate at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 2, followed by a match against James Madison at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 3. Each of the games will take place in Rec Hall and can be streamed on BTN+.

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Haylee Yocum

Haylee is a 2024 graduate of Penn State with a degree in immunology and infectious disease. She relocated to Williamsport but will not be taking any questions about what’s next in her career. Haylee continues to be fueled by dangerous amounts of caffeine and dreams of smashing the patriarchy. Any questions or discussion about Taylor Swift’s best songs can be directed to @hayleeq8 on Twitter if you must.

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