UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- No. 14 Penn State Women’s Volleyball is set for a pair of matches at Rec Hall this weekend. The Nittany Lions, who are coming off a 3-1 home win over No. 2 Wisconsin, host Michigan State on Friday and Northwestern on Saturday. Both matches are scheduled for 7 p.m. and will stream on B1G+.
HOW TO FOLLOW
Friday, Nov. 17 – 7 p.m. ET
Michigan State (16-11, 8-8 B1G) at #14 Penn State (17-8, 11-5 B1G) | Live Stats | B1G+
Saturday, Nov. 18 – 7 p.m. ET
Northwestern (12-14, 6-10 B1G) at #14 Penn State (17-8, 11-5 B1G) | Live Stats | B1G+
SERIES HISTORY – MICHIGAN STATE
• Penn State is 53-8 in the all-time series with Michigan State. The teams first played in 1985.
• The Nittany Lions won 16 of the past 17 matches against the Spartans, with the last loss coming this season in East Lansing.
• Penn State is 27-3 against Michigan State at Rec Hall. The Nittany Lions have won seven straight home matches against the Spartans, with the last loss coming in 2013.
• Allie Holland has hit .305 while averaging 1.56 kills and 0.94 blocks per set in four career matches against Michigan State.
SERIES HISTORY – NORTHWESTERN
• Penn State is 57-9 in the all-time series with Northwestern. The teams first played in 1981.
• The Nittany Lions have won 10 straight matches over the Wildcats, with the last loss coming in 2015. They have won 34 of the past 35 meetings.
• Penn State is 28-1 against Northwestern at Rec Hall. The Nittany Lions lost their first-ever home match against the Wildcats in 1987 and have won all 28 since.
• Jess Mruzik has hit .358 while averaging 4.47 kills/set and 1.60 digs/set in four career matches against Northwestern. Camryn Hannah played against the Wildcats for the first time earlier this season and went off with 16 kills on .750 hitting.
• Penn State is 633-140-1 all-time against current members of the Big Ten. The team’s record in actual Big Ten regular season play is 548-98.
• The Nittany Lions are 329-37 all-time at Rec Hall against current members of the Big Ten.
• Penn State has won 17 Big Ten titles. Wisconsin has the second most Big Ten championships with nine.
• The Nittany Lions’ 94 All-Big Ten selections are the most of any team in the conference. Minnesota is second with 74.
STREAKS TO WATCH
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