Penn State Volleyball in NCAA Tournament for 29th consecutive year

Nittany Nation

Penn State is back in the NCAA Tournament, and it will start in University Park on Nov. 30 on with a 5 p.m. match between Syracuse (18-8) and Yale (19-4), and the second match of the night at 7:30 p.m. will feature the host Nittany Lions and Howard (20-10).

The two first round winners will square off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 1.                     

Penn State is one of seven Big Ten teams to make the tournament, as Minnesota and Illinois both earned top-four seeds to have the opportunity to host both first and second rounds, and the regional rounds, as Minnesota is the No. 2 seed, and Illinois is the No. 3. Nebraska, the No. 7 seed, and Wisconsin, the No. 6 seed, will host first and second rounds, while Michigan and Purdue are also in the field of 64.

First- and second-round matches will be played November 29 through December 1 at 16 campus sites. Teams winning both matches will move on to regional play December 7 and 8. Regionals for the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship will be held at four non-predetermined campus sites, which will be announced after play concludes, on December 1 based on the highest seeds remaining. At each site, four teams will compete in single-elimination regional semifinal competition.

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