Match Preview: Wisconsin vs. Penn State 10-2-19 9:00 p.m. ET

Date (Time)OpponentSite
Media
Wednesday 10-02-19
9:00 p.m. ET
Wisconsin
Madison
WI
TV: BTN
Listen
LiveStats

For Penn State-Wisconsin statistical comparisons, see https://www.dignittanyvolleyball.com/stats-update-as-of-9-30-2019-points-blocking-attack/

and https://www.dignittanyvolleyball.com/stats-update-as-of-9-30-2019-setting-serving-serve-receive-digs/.

For a match preview, see the following shameless cribbing from GoPSUsports.com by our Slacker Staff:

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – No. 5 Penn State is set for a top-25 matchup in Big Ten volleyball on Wednesday as it travels to Madison to take on No. 13 Wisconsin at 8 p.m. (EST). The match will air live on the Big Ten Network.

Penn State is 9-2 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten after back-to-back 3-0 wins over Michigan State and Rutgers last week. Wisconsin is also 2-0 in the Big Ten with wins over No. 15 Purdue (3-0) and Indiana (3-0). The Badgers enter at 6-4 overall.

Wednesday’s match will be Penn State’s fifth against a nationally-ranked opponent this season. The Lions are 2-2 in those matches with wins over then No. 6 Pitt and then No. 10 Oregon, and losses to then-No. 1 Stanford and then-No. 6 Pitt.

Penn State leads 48-9 in the all-time series, but seven of those nine losses came in Madison. The Lions are 19-7 against the Badgers on the road.

PENN STATE
Record: 9-2
Big Ten: 2-0
2018: 26-8 (14-6 Big Ten)
Head Coach: Russ Rose
At Penn State: 1281-208 (41st)
Overall: 1281-209 (41st)

WISCONSIN
Record: 6-4
Big Ten: 2-0
2018: 25-7 (15-5 Big Ten)
Head Coach: Kelly Sheffield
At Wisconsin: 166-48 (sixth)
Overall: 439-158 (18th)

And here’s Penn State’s roster:

Penn State 2019 Roster

NumberName PositionYear/ClassHeightState
(Hometown)
Career
Stats
1Clark,
Lauren

OH1/Fr.6-0MN
(Champlin)
2Sciorra, Emily
DS4/Sr.5-4VA
(Chantilly)
3White, Kendall
L4/Sr.5-5IN
(Indianapolis)
4Bailey,
Gabi

OH1/Fr.6-1MA
(Groton)
5Ferguson,
Sydney

OH1/Fr.6-3VA
(Stafford)
6Walls,
Sophie

S2/So.5-11TX
(The Woodlands)
7Phegley,
Amanda
RS2/So.6-4FL
(Gainesville)
8 Hill,
Brooklynn
DS/L2/So.5-8CA
(Rancho
Cucamonga)
9Parker, JonniRS/OH/S2/So.6-0OH
(Casstown)
11Gorrell,
Tori
OH/RS/MB4/Sr.
(RS)
6-2Ontario,
Canada
(Oakville)
12Holcomb, Keeton
DS4/Sr.5-7Belleville,
TX
13Blossom, GabbyS2/So.5-10MO
(St. Louis)
14Krause,
Kristin

DS/S3/Jr.
(RS)
5-7PA
(Allentown)
15Hampton,
Jenna

DS/L2/So.5-7FL
(Tampa)
16Gray,
Serena

MB2/So.6-2CA
(Temple City)
17Russell,
Molly

DS/L1/Fr.5-10IL
(Naperville)
19Oerther,
Emily

S/OH1/Fr.5-10FL
(Orlando)
21Peed,
Macall

DS/L1/Fr.5-7CA
(Torrey
Pines)
22Cathey, Allyson

OH2/So.6-1IN
(New Albany)
23Hord,
Kaitlyn

MB2/So.6-4KY
(Lexington)