Penn State Seed #1 in 2009 NCAA Tournament

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., November 29, 2009. “The No. 1 and two-time defending national champion Penn State women’s volleyball team (32-0, 20-0 Big Ten) earned the No. 1 overall seed in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. The Nittany Lions host America East Champion Binghamton (15-15) on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Rec Hall. Patriot League Champion Army (26-5) squares off with Ivy League Champion Penn (22-5) at 5 p.m. on Friday. The winners of each of the matches will meet in the NCAA Second Round contest at 7:30 p.m. in Rec Hall on Saturday, Dec. 5.”

“‘We’re excited for the 2009 NCAA Tournament,’ said head coach Russ Rose. ‘We want to thank the university and the administration for their support and we look forward to beginning preparation for this year’s tournament.'”

“Penn State will be making its 29th NCAA Tournament appearance and is one of just two teams in the nation to be selected to every postseason event since its beginning in 1981. In the 64-team field where only the top 16 teams are seeded, the Nittany Lions are joined by No. 5 seed Illinois (24-5), No. 11 seed Minnesota (24-8), No. 13 seed Michigan (24-9), as well as Michigan State (17-15) and Ohio State (24-9) from the Big Ten.”

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