The serve is one of the most vital elements to success in volleyball.
Serving sets the pace for a volley and and a well-placed serve can be a nightmare for even the best defenses in college volleyball.
Junior Nick Turko has been one of the top servers in volleyball this season, ranking fifth in the nation with .51 assists per set. He is the leading ace man on Penn State with 42 aces this season.
Turko, who is known for his ferocious jump serve as opposed to the softer jump serve, provided a few tips on his secrets to a successful serve. Turko emphasizes the importance of placement and speed to get the opposition out of position.