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Former Nittany Lions Micha Hancock, Megan Courtney, and Aiyana Whitney named to the USAV Women’s National Team 26-player preliminary roster.
Penn State opens Big Ten play with home matches against No. 14 Nebraska, Iowa
The No. 2 Penn State women's volleyball team hosts Yale, Wake Forest, and Ohio in the 2017 Penn State Classic
Penn State women's volleyball heads to Champaign, Ill., to take on Colorado and No. 4 Stanford.
The Penn State women's volleyball team takes on No. 1 Stanford and host Texas A&M this weekend.
2015 Honors: Des Moines Regional All-Tournament team ... AVCA All-Northeast Region ... All Big-Ten ... Preseason All-Big Ten ... Penn State Classic MVP ... B1G/Pac-12 Challenge All-Tournament team ... Golden Dome Invite MVP.
2014 (Junior): Finished third on the team with 2.44 kills per set ... Ranked second on the team in digs per set (2.34), having led the team in the category seven times ... Earned NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player honors ... Opened the season with double-digit (12) kills against TCU (8/29) ... Notched at least eight kills against Iona (8/30) and William & Mary (8/30) on .400 or better hitting ... Had 18 kills at No. 2 Stanford (9/5) ... Led the team with 14 kills at Villanova (9/12) ... Highlighted the Penn State Alumni Classic with 10 kills against East Carolina (9/20) ... Finished second on the team with 14 digs at No. 5 Wisconsin (9/24) ... Registered double-digit kills at No. 17 Minnesota (9/27) and at No. 8 Nebraska (10/3) ... Tallied a team-high 11 kills on 18 perfect swings at Iowa (10/4), adding a season-high two aces ... Led the team with 13 digs against No. 15 Illinois (10/11) ... Led the team with nine digs against Michigan (10/24) ... Put down 10 kills on 25 errorless swings at Michigan (11/19), while also adding 10 digs and five blocks for a double-double ... Had 11 kills in the NCAA second round match against Dayton (12/6) ... Picked up 13 digs in the NCAA regional final match against Wisconsin (12/13) ... Recorded a double-double with a career-high 23 kills and 16 digs in the NCAA national semifinals against Stanford (12/18), adding five blocks ... Totaled 11 kills, 14 digs and five blocks, including two solo stuffs in the NCAA national title match against BYU (12/20).
2014 Honors: Academic All-Big Ten ... NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player ... Penn State Classic All Tournament Team ... Preseason All-Big Ten.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in 35 matches, recording 34 starts at outside hitter ... Tallied double-digit kills in 13 matches, while leading the team in kills in eight contests ... Notched double figure digs in 12 matches, while leading the squad in the category five times ... Had three kills and three digs against Syracuse (8/31) ... Recorded five kills, seven digs, and one block against No. 6 Texas (9/7) ... Registered a double-double against No. 8 Florida (9/8) with 11 kills and 12 digs on .333 hitting ... Tallied nine kills, one assist and ten digs against Marquette (9/13) ... Registered 10 kills, two digs and five blocks against Central Arkansas (9/14) ... Notched nine kills, five digs, and one block at FGCU (9/14) ... Recorded two kills, one assist, three digs and two blocks against Albany (9/20) ... Posted four kills, six digs and three blocks against Eastern Kentucky ... Matched her season-high mark of 11 kills against Yale adding two assists, five digs and four blocks (9/21) ... Recorded her second double-double of the season with a career-high 15 kills and 14 digs against No. 15 Michigan State (9/27) ... Tallied 11 kills, eight digs and four blocks against No. 10 Michigan (9/28). ... Matched a career-high mark with 15 kills at Indiana (10/3) adding two digs (10/3) ... Logged six kills, nine digs, and two blocks at No. 24 Purdue (10/5) ... Tallied a career-high 22 digs, posting 10 kills for a double-double, while also adding six blocks against No. 11 Minnesota (10/9) ... Registered six kills, three digs and four blocks against No. 19 Wisconsin (10/12) ... Posted two solo blocks at Illinois (10/18), adding two kills and 11 digs ... Registered 10 kills and seven digs at Northwestern (10/20) ... Posted five kills and seven digs against No. 24 Ohio State (10/23) ... Tallied six digs and one block against Iowa (10/26) ... Set a new career high with 17 kills at No. 17 Michigan (11/1), adding nine digs and a season-high seven blocks ... Totaled four kills and four digs at No. 14 Michigan State (11/2) ... Recorded five kills, two digs and three blocks against No. 14 Purdue (11/8) ... Tallied five kills, three digs and three blocks against Indiana (11/9) ... Led the team with a double-double at No. 14 Wisconsin (11/15), posting 14 kills and 11 digs ... Registered nine kills, nine digs and one block at No. 11 Minnesota (11/16) ... Led the team with a career-high 21 kills against Northwestern (11/22), adding 17 digs for a double-double ... Posted six kills and a match-high 19 digs against No. 20 Illinois (11/23) ... Had six kills, five digs and five block at Ohio State (11/27) ... Recorded a double-double with 14 kills, 12 digs and four blocks at No. 10 Nebraska (11/30) ... Tallied five kills and four digs against LIU Brooklyn (12/6) ... Led the team with 17 kills against Utah (12/7), adding six digs ... Totaled 10 kills, three assists and 14 digs for a double-double against MSU (12/13) ... Had nine kills, 14 digs and two solo blocks against No. 7 Stanford (12/14) ... Tallied six kills, nine digs and two blocks in the NCAA national semifinal match against No. 3 Washington (12/19) ... Pounded five kills and a team-high five blocks in the national title match against No. 12 Wisconsin (12/21), tying for team-best with 20 digs.
2013 Honors: Preseason All-Big Ten.
2012 (Freshman): Appeared in all 36 matches, starting 35, at outside hitter ... was fourth on the team in kills with 240, averaging 2.00 kills per set ... had four double-digit kills matches ... posted at least two kills in 35 matches ... posted three double-doubles ... was fourth on the team in digs with 237, averaging 1.98 digs per set ... had nine double-digit digs matches ... had at least two digs in 32 of 36 matches ... was fourth on the team in blocks with 101, averaging 0.84 blocks per set ... had at least one block in 33 matches and had 27 multiple block matches ... made her collegiate debut vs. Morehead State (8/24) ... had six kills and eight digs vs. Stanford (8/31) ... had eight kills in 15 errorless swings vs. Texas (9/1) ... posted nine kills and was third on the team with 14 digs vs. Oregon State (9/8) ... recorded 10 kills and 15 digs vs. Iowa (9/22) ... had eight kills and 15 digs vs. Wisconsin (9/28) had nine kills and 12 digs at Illinois (10/6) ... had nine kills and four blocks vs. Purdue (10/12) ... posted 11 digs against Indiana (10/13) ... recorded 13 kills and eight blocks at Michigan (10/20) ... tallied 11 kills and 10 digs at Nebraska (10/28) ... had sev¬en kills and six digs vs. Minnesota (11/2) ... registered nine kills, six digs and four blocks vs. Wisconsin (11/4) ... had five blocks, including three solo, vs. Northwestern (11/10) ... tallied seven kills on .545 hitting at Indiana (11/16) ... pounded eight kills with two blocks at Purdue (11/17) ... had five kills and four digs vs. Binghamton (11/30) ... had six kills, nine digs and four blocks vs. Kentucky (12/7) ... had 11 kills and 10 digs vs. Minnesota (12/8) ... posted 12 digs and eight blocks vs. Oregon (12/13).
2012 Honors: AVCA Mideast Region Freshman of the Year ... Honorable Mention AVCA Mideast Region ... Unanimous Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Big Ten Freshman of the year ... Penn State Classic All-Tournament Team ... Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (11/26).
High School: Four year letterwinner and two-year captain at Archbishop Alter High School in Kettering, Ohio ... was a four-time first team All-Area, All-District, GGCL and three-time first team All-Ohio State honoree ... was a three-time GGCL and District II Player of the Year ... led her team to the Final Four State Championship her freshman,junior and senior seasons ... was a First Team Under Armour All-American and PrepVolleyball High School All-American ... was named to the JVDA National All-Tournament Team and helped her team with the 2009 JVDA National Championship ... was a PrepVolleyball Frosh 59, Sophomore 79, Top 50 Recruits Class of 2012 and Senior Ace ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 ... No. 4 recruit in the nation ... earned a spot on the USAV Women's Junior National A2 Team ... named Best Hitter and earned a spot on the USAV High Performance Championship All-Tournament Team ... also lettered in basketball ... Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year ... earned First Honors with Distinction all four years.
Personal: Born Megan Eileen Courtney on Oct. 27, 1993 in Kettering, Ohio ... Parents are Rob and Sharon Courtney ... Has one brother, Robbie, who played volleyball at Quincy University ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Names sleeping and shopping as her favorite hobbies, the Harry Potter series as her favorite books, "Pretty Little Liars" and "Criminal Minds" as her favorite television shows, "The Lion King" as her favorite movie, Channing Tatum and Emma Watson as her favorite actor and actress and Nutella on pretzels and "Big Cheez-its" as her favorite foods.