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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The No. 5 Penn State women's volleyball team hosts Rutgers for a Big Ten match at Rec Hall on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Lions will celebrate Alumni weekend with numerous former players in attendance, including 12 players from the 1999 team that won the program's first national title.
Penn State is 8-2 overall and 1-0 in the Big Ten after sweeping Michigan State with scored of 26-24, 25-21, 25-18, on Wednesday. Jonni Parker was the standout player for the Nittany Lions, finishing with 16 kills, a .343 hitting percentage, two aces, and two total blocks. A big third set helped Tori Gorrell end up with six kills on .455 hitting.
An improved Rutgers team is 6-6 overall, matching its win total from all of last season, but is 0-1 in league play after falling 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 15-14) to Michigan on Wednesday. The Scarlet Knights had a six-match winning streak at one point this season, beating Towson, Princeton, Virginia, New Hampshire, Quinnipiac, and Colgate.
Rutgers has won just one time at Rec Hall, posting a 1-18 record at the historic facility. Penn State holds a 33-9 record in the all-time series and hasn't lost to the Scarlet Knights since 1982. The Nittany Lions have won 34 consecutive sets against the Scarlet Knights dating back to 2001
Last Edit: Sept 28, 2019 15:18:53 GMT -5 by nyline