No. 1 Penn State Ends Season for No. 8 Golden Bears in 3-0 Sweep
Dec. 13, 2008
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The No. 8-ranked California volleyball team (26-7, 13-5 Pac-10) fell in a 3-0 sweep (25-21, 25-21, 25-17) to defending NCAA champion and top-seeded No. 1 Penn State (36-0, 20-0 Big Ten) today in the University Park Regional final of the 2008 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship at Rec Hall in State College, Pa. The Golden Bears finish the season with the best record in program history at 26-7 and advanced to the NCAA regional final for a school-record second consecutive year. The Nittany Lions will advance to the national semifinal match set to take place at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb. next week.
University Park Regional All-Tournament TeamLaura DeBruler, So. OH IllinoisAm'ra Solomon, Sr. OH CaliforniaAlisha Glass, Jr. S Penn StateNicole Fawcett, Sr. OH Penn StateKrista Harmotto, Sr. MH Penn StateBlair Brown, So. OPP Penn StateMegan Hodge, Jr. OH Penn State - Most Valuable Player
Full recap and box score to follow.