Men's Volleyball Remains No. 1 In Poll; Big Ten Network To Air Ohio State Match
March 31, 2008
University Park, Pa. - The Penn State men's volleyball team remained at No. 1 in the latest AVCA Coaches Poll, issued Monday, March 31. The Nittany Lions earned 12 first-place votes and 234 total points while Cal State Northridge remained in second place with four first-place votes and 227 total points. Brigham Young moved up to third place with 201 total points and Long Beach State fell to third with 188 total points while Pepperdine remained in fifth with 182 total points.
The Big Ten Network will broadcast the March 28 match with Ohio State on Wednesday, April 2 at 8:00 p.m. ET, and will replay the match on Thursday, April 3 at 2:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
The Nittany Lions have a bye week before heading west to face Loyola-Chicago and IPFW on Friday and Saturday, April 11-12. As the top seed in the EIVA, Penn State earned a bye in the league quarterfinals and Rec Hall will once again host the EIVA Championship on Thursday and Saturday, April 24 and 26. The winner earns the league's automatic berth in the NCAA National Collegiate Championship Semifinal, held on the campus of UC Irvine on Thursday, May 1. The National Championship match will take place on Saturday, May 3.
For more information on the Penn State men's volleyball team, please visit www.GoPSUsports.com.