2011 Schedule

Note about this Table: The opponent’s names are linked to their respective team websites.  The listed venues are linked to a description of the facility.

2011 Schedule: 25-8 Final Record (16-4 Big Ten) (Updated 12-10-11)

Date (Time)OpponentSiteMedia Match ResultDigNittany RecapMatch Stats
8/26/1 (8:00 p.m. ET)Oregon Rockvale Outlet/AVCA College Volleyball Showcase , University Park, PA (Rec Hall)

Live TV: BTN
L (1-3)Ducks Drop LionsStats
8/27/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)USC Rockvale Outlet/AVCA College Volleyball Showcase , University Park, PA (Rec Hall)

Live TV: BTN
W (3-2)Lions Top TrojansStats
9/2/11 (11:00 a.m. ET)Miami (OH)University of Pittsburgh Tournament , Pittsburgh, PAGameTracker
W (3-0)PSU RecapStats
9/2/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)University of PittsburghUniversity of Pittsburgh Tournament , Pittsburgh, PAW (3-0)PSU RecapStats
9/3/11 (10:00 a.m. ET)University of New HampshireUniversity of Pittsburgh Tournament , Pittsburgh, PAW (3-0)PSU RecapStats
9/9/11 (8:30 p.m. ET) StanfordNike Volleyball Big Four Classic, Palo Alto, CA (Maples Pavilion)L (1-3)PSU RecapStats
9/10/11 (7:30 p.m. ET)TexasNike Volleyball Big Four Classic, Palo Alto, CA (Maples Pavilion)L (2-3)Sky Holds Firm After PSU Loss to Texas

PSU Recap
9/16/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)Long Island UniversityUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)Blackbirds Soar (then Lions Roar)

PSU Recap
9/17/11 (10:00 a.m. ET)RutgersUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Replay - BTN Student U -- 9-19-11 at noonW (3-0)Knights Out – Penn State Sweeps RutgersGameTracker
9/17/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)Florida Gulf CoastUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-1)Eagles Pounce on Nittany Lions in First SetStats
9/21/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)@NebraskaLincoln, NE (NU Coliseum)Live TV: BTNL (2-3)Lions Fall Short in Comeback Bid Against HuskersStats
9/24/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)@IowaIowa City, IA (Carver Hawkeye Arena)W (3-0)Penn State Starts Slow, Ends Fast, in 3-1 Win over Iowa Stats
9/30/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)WisconsinUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)PSU RecapStats
10/1/11 (6:00 p.m. ET)MinnesotaUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Live TV: BTNW (3-0)Monday Rewind – Minnesota v. PSUStats
10/5/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)NorthwesternUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Live TV: BTNW (3-2)Yikes! Penn State Squeaks by Northwestern 3-2 Stats
10/8/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)IllinoisUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Tape Delay: BTN (10/10/11)L (2-3)Lions Fall to Illini in Five (We’re Skipping the Ledge) Stats
10/14/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)@PurdueWest Lafayette, Ind. (Holloway Gymnasium)BTN - live streamW (3-1)Lions Take Down BoilermakersStats
10/15/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)@IndianaBloomington, Ind. (University Gymnasium)

BTN - live streamW (3-0)Hoosiers Fight Odds. Odds (and PSU) Win 3-0Stats
10/19/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)Ohio StateUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Live Stream BTN.comW (3-0)Slay Sparks Penn State Over OSUStats
10/22/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)MichiganUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Tape Delay: ESPN2 (airs 10/23/11 at 1:00 p.m. ET)W (3-0)Monday Rewind: Michigan Match; Micha Interview; More Stats
10/28/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)IowaUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-1)Cupcake Aliens? Iowa Gives Penn State a Halloween ScareStats
10/29/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)NebraskaUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)Live TV: BTNW (3-1)Statement Game: Penn State 3-1 over NebraskaStats
11/4/11 (9:00 p.m. ET)@MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN (Sports Pavilion)Live TV: BTNW (3-2)Penn State Blocks Gopher Comeback (Hancock Breaks Record)Stats
11/6/11 (2:00 p.m. ET)@WisconsinMadison, WI (Wisconsin Field House)L (2-3)Monday Rewind: Wisconsin On, Penn State Not Stats
11/11/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)@IllinoisChampaign-Urbana, IL (Huff Hall)L (0-3)Illinois Wins 3-0Stats
11/12/11 (8:00 p.m. ET)@NorthwesternEvansville, IL (Welsh-Ryan Arena)W (3-0)Sunday Rewind: Penn State vs. NorthwesternStats
11/18/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)IndianaUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)PSU RecapStats
11/19/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)PurdueUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-1)PSU RecapStats
11/23/11 (7:00 p.m. ET)@Ohio StateColumbus, OH (St. John Arena)W (3-1)Goodbye Columbus: Penn State Tops Buckeyes 3-1Stats
11/26/11 (tbd)@Michigan StateEast Lansing, MI (Jenison Field House)W (3-1)PSU RecapStats
12/2/11NCAA 1st Round: vs. LibertyUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)NCAA Tournament Update (PSU Downs Liberty 3-0)Stats
12/3/11NCAA Second Round vs. DelawareUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)Sweet 16 for Penn State (Bring on the Bruins)Stats
12/9/11 Lexington RegionalLexington, KY Memorial ColiseumL (0-3)Goodbye Pete: UCLA Downs Penn State in Sweet 16Stats

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