The Daily Collegian: Women's Volleyball

Welcome!
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Women's Volleyball

rss feed

Today's Top Sports Story

Women's volleyball to play in series coached by former players

Women’s volleyball to play a series of games against teams coached by former players as part of the 50th Anniversary of women in Sport at Penn State.

Today's Headlines

Women's volleyball to play in series coached by former players

Women’s volleyball to play a series of games against teams coached by former players as part of the 50th Anniversary of women in Sport at Penn State.

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

Women’s volleyball redshirt players find ways to contribute outside rotation

Despite being confined to the sideline during matches, two redshirt players are adjusting, growing and finding other ways to contribute.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, September 19, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Bryanna Weiskircher , Nia Reed Comments (0)

Recent

Women's volleyball defense gains insight from former players

The women's volleyball defense needs work, despite trying to live up to former players’ legacies.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Katie Slay , Deja Mcclendon , Nia Grant , Dominique Gonzalez Comments (0)

Confidence leads to serving success for women’s volleyball

Serving is a key component for any volleyball team. But for Penn State, confidence has proved to be the key for its serving so far this season.

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

Women’s volleyball freshman Haleigh Washington contributes in debut

Freshman Haleigh Washington debuted for Russ Rose’s squad this past weekend. She doesn’t remember much, but she was happy to play the sport she loves again.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Haleigh Washington , Penn State Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Depth drives women’s volleyball to weekend sweep

Thanks to a wealth of options throughout Russ Rose’s squad, Penn State went 4-0 in the Villanova Classic this past weekend.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Villanova Classic , Nia Reed , Bryanna Weiskircher Comments (0)

Nia Grant and Micha Hancock earn Big Ten women's volleyball weekly honors

After impressive performances this past weekend at the Villanova Classic, seniors Nia Grant and Micha Hancock were recognized by the Big Ten.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, September 15, 2014 5:14 pm. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Micha Hancock , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Women’s volleyball sweeps the Villanova Classic through critical teamwork

Women’s volleyball team holds its record to only one loss after winning all four matches of the Villanova Classic tournament this weekend.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, September 15, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Villanova , Ali Frantti , Nia Grant , Megan Courtney Comments (0)

Women’s volleyball sweeps competition to take home Villanova Classic title

The No. 3 Nittany Lions (8-1) conquered a quartet of challengers to win the Villanova Classic this weekend.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, September 14, 2014 1:36 pm. | Tags: Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Field hockey seeks to avenge NCAA Tournament loss

Penn State plays Princeton for first matchup since last year’s NCAA Tournament loss.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, September 12, 2014 1:00 am. Comments (0)

Ali Frantti has helped women’s volleyball with her offense and her laughter

Freshman Ali Frantti has impressed in her first couple of weeks at Penn State.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, September 12, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Ali Frantti , Russ Rose Comments (0)

Women’s volleyball rookies showing signs of great skill compared to seniors

Players new to Penn State women's volleyball team are off to a much better start than experienced starters early in the season.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Ali Frantti , Simone Lee , Russ Rose , National Champions , Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Women's volleyball leaders help team overcome UCLA

Upperclassmen provide push to overcome UCLA in the second of the team’s West Coast matches.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:31 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Stanford , Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Women’s volleyball shows room for improvement after West Coast trip

The Nittany Lions won one and lost one this past weekend against two challenging Pac-12 teams. Coach Russ Rose said he learned a lot about his team over the course of the two matches.

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

Stanford hands Penn State women's volleyball its first loss of the year

Penn State women's volleyball dropped its first match of the year in five sets to Stanford. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, September 6, 2014 12:47 am. Comments (0)

Women’s volleyball set for a challenging weekend at Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge

Penn State coach Russ Rose will lead his team against two tough Pac-12 foes in Stanford and UCLA this weekend.

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

Women's volleyball freshmen pegged as important players for season

Three freshmen started for the women’s volleyball team in the Penn State Classic last weekend and played well.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, September 4, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball Team , Ali Frantti , Simone Lee , Heidi Thelan , Russ Rose , Big Ten Comments (0)

Trio of young Nittany Lions to replace "big impact" players

Despite losing his two most productive blockers from last season, coach Russ Rose will rely on a group of young Nittany Lions to fill in the gaps.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Deja Mcclendon , Kelly Robertson , Haleigh Washington , Heidi Thelan Comments (0)

Women's volleyball returning starters contribute to total team effort

While the freshmen shined in their collegiate debuts this past weekend, it was a team effort that allowed for success.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Micha Hancock , Ali Frantti , Simone Lee , Heidi Thelan , Megan Courtney , Dominique Gonzalez Comments (0)

Serving must improve for women's volleyball after opening weekend

After an up-and-down first three matches behind the service line for the Nittany Lions, coach Russ Rose said his team has something to work on.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Micha Hancock , Lacey Fuller , Lainy Pierce , Dominique Gonzalez Comments (0)

During weekend game, women's volleyball team shows inconsistencies

Penn State women’s volleyball didn’t perform as well in the blocking game, but was able to compensate with success from broken plays.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Women' Volleyball , Heidi Thelen , Megan Courtney Comments (0)





Ali Frantti earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

After her dominant performance in her first weekend of collegiate volleyball, Ali Frantti was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Ali Frantti , B1g Freshman Of The Week Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball goes undefeated in opening weekend

Penn State women's volleyball went 3-0 on its opening weekend. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:56 pm. Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball starts off season with a win over TCU

Earlier in the week, Penn State coach Russ Rose said it was possible for three freshmen to be picked in the starting lineup this season. But Friday night, for the season opener, there was only one.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, August 29, 2014 10:23 pm. Comments (0)

Women's Volleyball set for Rec Hall season opener

Penn State women’s volleyball season begins on Friday.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, August 29, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Nia Grant , Rec Hall , Big Ten Comments (0)

Competition fuels women's volleyball team for new season

Thanks to talented players on the women's volleyball team, the Nittany Lions have already begun competing prior to the start of the 2014 season.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Penn State Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Dominique Gonzalez , Ali Frantti , Micha Hancock , Megan Courtney , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Women's volleyball encounters uncertainy with new coaching staff

A new staff and large recruiting class to fill from graduated All-Americans has led to some uncertainty for the women's volleyball team.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Russ Rose , Deja Mcclendon , Jay Goddu , Steve Aird , Salima Rockwell , Stevie Mussie Comments (0)

Women's volleyball not focused on outside expectations ahead of 2014 season

The defending national champion Nittany Lions are No. 1 in the nation. But the crown does not weigh heavy for Russ Rose and his team.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Avca Preseason Coaches' Poll , Penn State Women's Volleyball , Dominique Gonzalez , Micha Hancock , Nia Grant Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball poised for another successful season

After capturing the national championship last year, the Nittany Lions should be in for more of the same.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Monday, August 25, 2014 1:00 am. | Tags: Women's Volleyball , Ncaa Women's Volleyball Championship , Big Ten , Russ Rose Comments (0)

David Taylor, Deja McClendon selected as Penn State's Athletes of the Year

Months since they capped their Penn State careers with national championships, wrestling's David Taylor and women's volleyball's Deja McClendon are still reeling in the accolades.

Posted in Sports, Women volleyball, Wrestling, Mobile on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 5:32 pm. | Tags: David Taylor , Deja Mcclendon , Athletes Of The Year , Luis Vargas , Tyler Caldwell , Megan Hodge , Dan Hodge Trophy Comments (0)

Aird leaves Penn State, Rose for Maryland

Assistant coach Steve Aird is leaving Penn State to become the head coach of Maryland.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, January 30, 2014 12:00 am. | Tags: Steve Aird , Russ Rose , Maryland , Women's Volleyball Comments (0)

Aird leaves Penn State, Rose for Maryland

Assistant coach Steve Aird is leaving Penn State to head coach Maryland.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:54 pm. Comments (0)

Russ Rose mounts himself with coaching legends

While Rose will deflect the attention to his players, his players haven't been there for all six national championships in Penn State's history. The one person who has? Coach Rose.

Posted in Women volleyball, Opinion, Mobile on Sunday, December 22, 2013 11:11 am. | Tags: Russ Rose Comments (0)

Penn State women's volleyball triumps behind team effort

After a Micha Hancock serve, Deja McClendon got the set to kill any possible comeback the No. 12 cinderella Wisconsin had in mind. With one McClendon spike and fist pump, the title returned to Penn State.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, December 22, 2013 10:52 am. | Tags: Deja Mcclendon , Women's Volleyball , National Championship Comments (0)

Fans, coaches and players react to Penn State's sixth national championship

Social media was in a frenzy during and after Penn State women's volleyball defeated Wisconsin on Saturday night to win another national championship. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, December 22, 2013 5:31 am. Comments (0)

Gallery: Penn State defeats Wisconsin, 3-1, for national title

Relive the Nittany Lions national championship victory with our interactive photo gallery. 

Posted in Sports, Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, December 22, 2013 2:23 am. | Tags: Micha Hancock , Katie Slay , Deja Mcclendon , Ariel Scott , Ellen Chapman , Courtney Thomas Comments (0)

Lions capture sixth national championship

Penn State captured its sixth national championship on Saturday night after defeating Wisconsin, 3-1. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Sunday, December 22, 2013 12:30 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Micha Hancock , Kelly Sheffield , Deja Mcclendon , Ariel Scott Comments (0)

Lions eye national title against conference foe

Penn State's season culminates at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday against Wisconsin in the national championship game. Follow @TDC_WVolleyball for coverage. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Saturday, December 21, 2013 1:14 pm. | Tags: Russ Rose , Deja Mcclendon , Kelly Sheffield , Micha Hancock , Katie Slay , Annemarie Hickey , Lauren Carlini Comments (0)

Penn State sweeps Washington, advances to Saturday's championship final

Penn State swept No. 3 Washington on Thursday night to advance to the championship final against No. 12 Wisconsin on Saturday.

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Friday, December 20, 2013 12:28 am. | Tags: Russ Rose , Deja Mcclendon , Micha Hancock , Jim Mclaughlin , Katie Slay Comments (0)

Huskies stand in Lions' way of championship game

Penn State looks to knock off Washington in the National Semifinal tonight at 9:30 p.m. Follow @TDC_WVolleyball for coverage. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, December 19, 2013 6:17 pm. | Tags: Russ Rose , Micha Hancock , Deja Mcclendon Comments (0)

Coach Russ Rose named National Coach of the Year

Russ Rose wins the National Coach of the Year award for the fifth time in his career. 

Posted in Women volleyball, Mobile on Thursday, December 19, 2013 6:05 pm. Comments (0)

Connect with us

Most Popular