Head of the class: Megan Hodge fronts Penn State’s talented recruiting haul

June 28, 2006. By Dave Krider. “It’s not even July, but expectations for the upcoming women’s volleyball season at Penn State are already through the roof. This can be attributed to the fact that veteran coach Russ Rose has rounded up the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation — and probably one of the most talented groups in NCAA history.

Gatorade has put its stamp of approval on the incoming foursome — which includes Megan Hodge, Blair Brown, Alisha Glass and Jessica Yanz — by crowning each girl state Player of the Year. But the group is led by Hodge, who was named Gatorade’s National Volleyball Player of the Year.” More from SI.com.