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Penn State women's volleyball's Micha Hancock relishes the journey as she reaches her goals

The four-year Penn State women’s volleyball standout is set to begin a new career overseas, but if not for the challenges Hancock faced along the way, her dream may have never come true.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, January 16, 2015 3:00 am. Comments (0)

Storify: Reaction to Penn State women's volleyball's national title

Social media reaction as Penn State beats BYU for its seventh national title. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:11 am. Comments (0)

Dynamic team carries Penn State women's volleyball to national championship

Key players provide big moments for Penn State in national championship win.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, December 20, 2014 10:44 pm. Comments (1)

Penn State women's volleyball wins seventh national title

Penn State women's volleyball won its seventh national title Saturday. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:05 pm. Comments (1)

Penn State women's volleyball advances to NCAA national championship

Penn State women's volleyball advanced to its second straight NCAA championship on Thursday. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 19, 2014 12:54 am. Comments (0)

Q&A: Stanford Daily writer weighs in on Penn State women's volleyball's national semifnal matchup

Our Patrick Kowalski chats with members of the Stanford Daily. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:55 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball focuses on NCAA Tournament, finals week

With the NCAA Tournament underway, the women’s volleyball team has to take a different approach to finals week.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, December 15, 2014 3:30 am. Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball advances to national semifinal

Penn State women's volleyball has advanced to its third straight final four. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, December 13, 2014 7:38 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball lives another day in NCAA Tournament

Penn State women's volleyball advanced in the NCAA Tournament and will meet Wisconsin for a spot in the final four. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 12, 2014 11:15 pm. Comments (0)

No. 5 Penn State will take on No. 12 UCLA in women’s volleyball Round of 16

Penn State will face a tough test in UCLA and Karsta Lowe.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 12, 2014 3:30 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Women's Volleyball , Ncaa Tournament , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball in need of internal energy in Louisville

Penn State will need to use its experience and energy to move past the round of 16.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Penn State , Haleigh Washington , Nia Grant , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball physicality dominates Dayton

Dayton had trouble defending Penn State’s offensive strength.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Tim Horsmon Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball looks to improve heading into NCAA regional semifinals

Penn State women’s volleyball defeated Dayton on Saturday night, but coach Russ Rose was disappointed in team’s overall performance.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, December 8, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Micha Hancock , Megan Courtney , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Aiyana Whitney , Haleigh Washington Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball advances to Round of 16 after win against Dayton

Penn State advanced after a straight set victory over Dayton.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, December 8, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball advances to 12th straight Round of 16

Penn State battled its way into the Round of 16 after fighting off the Dayton Flyers in straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-16) Saturday night at Rec Hall.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:25 pm. Comments (0)

Micha Hancock powers Penn State women's volleyball to dominant performance

The senior setter came up big for the Nittany Lions in their first round NCAA Tournament match with Siena and hopes to continue her strong serving into the following matches.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 5, 2014 10:49 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball wins NCAA Tournament opener

Penn State women's volleyball swept Siena in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 5, 2014 10:40 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball opens round one of NCAA Tournament

The Nittany Lions are the No. 5 overall seed in the tournament and are riding a14-match winning streak. Since its 3-2 victory over Purdue in early October, Penn State has run off 13 consecutive 3-0 victories.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 5, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball looks to use strong offensive trio in postseason

Players Nia Grant, Haleigh Washington and Ali Frantti are projected to make big difference in post-season tournament play.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, December 4, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Nia Grant , Haleigh Washington , Ali Frantti , Russ Rose , Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball receives the No. 5 overall seed, to play Siena at Rec Hall

Women’s volleyball will play at Rec Hall Friday as No. 5 overall seed.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, December 1, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball earns 14th straight win on senior night

Penn State women's volleyball won in straight sets on Senior Night.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, December 1, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball to face Maryland again in an offensive battle

Penn State women’s volleyball heads to Maryland this Saturday for a battle of the offenses.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, November 21, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Nia Grant , Aiyana Whitney , Penn State Women's Volleyball , Penn State Comments (0)

Former Penn State women’s volleyball coach Steve Aird now heads Maryland

A former Penn State assistant women’s volleyball coach is now the head coach at Maryland.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:00 pm. | Tags: Steve Aird , Penn State Women's Volleyball , Maryland Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball defeats Michigan in its tenth consecutive sweep

Penn State women’s volleyball traveled to Michigan for a mid-week matchup that ended in its favor.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Penn State , Russ Rose , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball travels to Michigan for first of three game road trip

Women’s volleyball match with Michigan has two of the most energetic players in the conference

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Penn State Women's Volleyball , Volleyball , Penn State Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball's multiple tools keeping opposition off guard

Penn State women’s volleyball has multiple options that keep opposition off guard.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Penn State , Russ Rose , Nia Grant , Micha Hancock Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball’s “three-headed monster” makes way into history books

Haleigh Washington, Nia Grant, and Aiyana Whitney lead the Big Ten in hitting percentage

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Nia Grant , Haleigh Washington , Aviana Whiteny Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball notched up its service game to defeat Minnesota

Women’s volleyball used serving aces as a major asset to beat the Gophers.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, November 17, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Micha Hancock , Minnesota Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball tops Minnesota in straight sets

Penn State moved to 26-3 with the win. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:25 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball will look to improve from midweek match

Penn State will play Minnesota Saturday after not playing their best in Wednesday’s win against Iowa.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, November 14, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball defeats Iowa in close third set

Penn State women's volleyball defeated Iowa last night in a back-and-forth third set.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, November 13, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Penn State , Russ Rose , Haleigh Washington , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball team “fired up” to host Iowa tonight

The 13-12 Iowa Hawkeyes will play against No. 6 ranked Penn State at 7 p.m. tonight.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball defeats Maryland with the help of its young talent

Penn State women’s volleyball defeats Maryland on Saturday night in three sets

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, November 10, 2014 1:00 am. Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball welcoming old, new faces to Rec Hall this weekend

Penn State to play two against the two newest members of Big Ten -- Rutgers and Maryland -- while also facing off with former coaches.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, November 7, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Russ Rose , Steve Aird , Penn State Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Penn State women’s volleyball unaffected by lower NCAA ranking

Women’s volleyball began its 2014 season at No. 1 in rankings and now dropped to No. 6, but the team remains unaffected.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, November 6, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Dominique Gonzalez , Ncaa , Megan Courtney Comments (0)

After several lineup changes, Penn State women's volleyball sees improvement

Penn State women's volleyball is playing with better rhythm with its new rotations on the team.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Russ Rose , Penn State Women's Volleyball , Haleigh Washington Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball sweep home-and-home with strong performances

Penn State women’s volleyball took both legs of a home-and-home series in straight sets against Ohio State.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, November 2, 2014 11:59 pm. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Ohio State , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball takes second leg of home-and-home

Penn State women's volleyball beat Ohio State. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, October 31, 2014 10:39 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball heads to OSU for second leg of home-and-home

The Lions will head to Columbus to take on Ohio State for the second time in four days.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, October 31, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State , Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Ohio Staet Comments (0)