Four top-10 teams set for Big Ten/Pac 12 women's volleyball tourney at Rec Hall

September 11, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. –  Four top-10 women's volleyball teams will be in action at Rec Hall this weekend as No. 4 Penn State hosts No. 1 Stanford, No. 8 Minnesota and No. 10 Oregon for the Big Ten/Pac 12 Challenge on Friday and Saturday.

The Nittany Lions will play top-ranked Stanford, the defending national champion, on Friday at 9 p.m., in a match that will air live on the Big Ten Network. They will play No. 10 Oregon on Saturday at 8 p.m. The match against Oregon, as well as Minnesota's matches against Oregon (Friday, 6 p.m.) and Stanford (Saturday, 5:30 p.m.) will stream on BTN Plus with a subscription.

The four teams at the event have a combined record of 13-2. The Nittany Lions are a perfect 5-0 to start the season for the third consecutive year, while Stanford is 4-0, Minnesota is 2-2 and Oregon is 2-0.

Penn State is coming off a 2-0 record at the Cyclone Invitational with wins over Iowa State and LSU. Sophomore Kaitlyn Hord was named the Tournament MVP and then added Big Ten Player of the Week recognition on Monday. She was joined on the All-Tournament Team by teammates Jonni Parker and Kendall White.

Last Updated September 13, 2019