FOUR the Glory! Penn State sweeps Cal for a Fourth Straight National Championship

Can you say FOUR-PEAT?! (Photo: PSU/Tony Mancuso)

Penn State wasn’t supposed to win this year. Three years of unprecedented success, three national titles, a half-dozen all-Americans. Surely it couldn’t be done again. Not with this team. They were too young, too inexperienced.

Well, the Nittany Lions not only won big …

Penn State dominates Texas, advances to another NCAA final

In a rematch of last year’s national title bout, Penn State swept Texas tonight (25-13, 25-13, 25-22) in the NCAA women’s volleyball semifinal. But unlike the classic battle from 2009, the Nittany Lions completely dominated the Longhorns, only trailing a few times in the third set. Most of …

Penn State beats Duke 3-1, Advances to the National Semifinals

(Photo: Tony Mancuso/GoPSUsports.com)

Duke reached up and flicked Penn State’s ear, snatching Set 3 from their overconfident hosts. But that made the Nittany Lions very, very mad, so Penn State proceeded to pound the Blue Devils into the Rec Hall floor in the fourth and final set, …

Nittany Digs: Lions coast through first two NCAA rounds, set new home win streak record

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You can bet this team isn’t getting ahead of itself, after sweeping both Niagara and Virginia Tech in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament the last two nights in Rec Hall. But they were overall encouraging performances for a team …

Nittany Digs: 2010 Big Ten Champs, National No. 4 Seed

Penn State will get home-court advantage through most of the NCAA tournament. (Photo: Steve Manuel)

´╗┐Penn State locked up the 2010 Big Ten Women’s Volleyball championship by sweeping the Iowa Hawkeyes Friday night. But just as one would expect in this very odd season for …

Nittany Digs: Crackin’ Nuts & Sweepin’ Up

Seniors Blair Brown and Fatima Balza (Photo: GoPSUsports.com)

It was quite the week for Penn State women’s volleyball. The Nittany Lions not only grabbed sole possession of first place in the Big Ten, but did it in their typically convincing fashion. To top off the week’s …