2012 Schedule


Here’s the schedule, with match results and links to DigNittany Recap and Match Stats.   In this table, the opponent’s names are linked to their respective team websites. The names of the listed venues are linked to a description of the facility.

33-3 (as of 12-14-12)

2012 Schedule

Date (Time)OpponentSiteMatch ResultDigNittany
Recap
Match
Stats
8-24-12 Louisville Tournament (5:00 p.m. ET)Morehead StateLouisville, KY,(KFC Yum! Center)W (3-0)Lions Sweep Morehead StateStats
8-25-12 Louisville Tournament (1:00 p.m. ET)Western Kentucky Louisville, KY,(KFC Yum! Center)W (3-0)Hancock, Scott and Slay Lead Lions over HilltoppersStats
8-25-12 Louisville Tournament (7:00 p.m. ET)LouisvilleLouisville, KY,(KFC Yum! Center)W (3-0)PSU over Louisville in Active AnkleStats
8-31-12 Nike Volleyball Big Four Classic
(8:00 p.m. ET)
StanfordUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-2)Lions over Cardinal in Hotly-Contested MatchStats
9-1-12 Nike Volleyball Big Four Classic
(7:00 p.m. ET)
Texas University Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)Lions Catch Fire Against Texas (Orange Burnt?)Stats
9-8-12 Chicago Classic(11:00 a.m. ET)DePaulChicago, ILW (3-0)Penn State Downs DePaul 3-0Stats
9-8-12 Chicago Classic(8:00 p.m. ET)Oregon StateChicago, ILL (2-3)Oregon State Upsets Nittany LionsStats
9-9-12 Chicago Classic (2:00 p.m. ET)University of Illinois (Chicago)Chicago, ILW (3-0)Penn State Sweeps UICStats
9-14-12 Penn State Classic (7:00 p.m. ET)PortlandUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)Penn State Sweeps PortlandStats
9-15-12 Penn State Classic (9:30 a.m. ET)Duquesne University Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)Weekend Wrap-up: Penn State Downs Duquesne and EIUStats
9-15-12 Penn State Classic (8:00 p.m. ET)Eastern IllinoisUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-0)Weekend Wrap-up: Penn State Downs Duquesne and EIUStats
9-19-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)NebraskaUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-1)Lions Fight to B1G Win in Rec HallStats
9-22-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)IowaUniversity Park, PA (Rec Hall)W (3-1)PSU Overcomes Determined Hawkeye EffortStats

2012 Schedule (Continued)

Date (Time)OpponentSiteMatch ResultDigNittany
Recap
Match
Stats
9-28-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)WisconsinMadison, WI
(Wisconsin Field House)
W (3-0)Penn State Downs BadgersStats
9-29-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN
(Sports Pavilion)
W (3-0)Outlier? Penn State Sweeps MinnesotaStats
10-5-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)NorthwesternEvansville, IL
(Welsh-Ryan Arena)
W (3-0)Penn State Downs Northwestern 3-0 at Welsh-Ryan ArenaStats
10-6-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)IllinoisChampaign-Urbana, IL
(Huff Hall)
W (3-2)Penn State Refuses to Lose in 3-2 Comeback over IllinoisStats
10-12-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)PurdueUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)Monday Wrap: Purdue and IndianaStats
10-13-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)IndianaUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-1)Monday Wrap: Purdue and IndianaStats
10-17-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)Ohio StateColumbus, OH
(St. John Arena)
W (3-0)Penn State Sweeps Ohio State (DigNittany Not Satisfied?)Stats
10-20-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)MichiganAnn Arbor, MI
(Cliff Keen Arena)
W (3-2)Michigan and the Fatigue FactorStats
10-24-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)IowaIowa City, IA
(Carver Hawkeye Arena)
W (3-0)Penn State Sweeps Iowa in Carver-Hawkeye ArenaStats
10-28-12 (2:00 p.m. ET)Nebraska

Lincoln, NE
(NU Coliseum)
L (2-3)Nebraska Downs Penn State 3-2 (Tough Loss for Nittany Lions?)Stats
11-2-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)MinnesotaUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-1)GoPSUsports RecapStats
11-4-12 (2:00 p.m. ET)WisconsinUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)GoPSUsports RecapStats
11-8-12 (8:00 p.m. ET)IllinoisUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)Sister Act: Penn State Sweeps IllilnoisStats
11-10-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)NorthwesternUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)Sweet 16: Penn State Sweeps NorthwesternStats
11-16-12(7:00 p.m. ET)IndianaBloomington, Ind.
(University Gymnasium)
W (3-0)B1G Champions (Penn State Sweeps Indiana)Stats
11-17-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)PurdueWest Lafayette, IN
(Holloway Gymnasium)
W (3-1)
11-21-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)Ohio StateUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)
11-24-12 (7:00 p.m. ET)Michigan StateUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)
11-30-12
NCAA 1st Round
BinghamtonUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)Penn State Floats Past Binghamton (and on to Bowling Green)
12-1-12
NCAA 2nd Round
Bowling GreenUniversity Park, PA
(Rec Hall)
W (3-0)
12-6-12
NCAA Regional Semifinals
KentuckyWest Lafayette, INW (3-0)Lions Sweep Cats - Advance to Regonal FinalsStats
12-8-12
NCAA Regional Finals
MinnesotaWest Lafayette, INW (3-1)Nittany Lions Down Minnesota (Will Face Oregon in NCAA Semifinals)
12-13-12
NCAA Semifinals
OregonLouisville, KYL (1-3)Ducks Down Lions
12-15-12
NCAA Championship
Louisville, KYDNP