The Nittany Lions' seniors won a national championship as freshmen and have been focused all season on ending their careers with a second.
One is young but polished, the other experienced and gritty. But Wisconsin freshman Lauren Carlini and Penn State junior Micha Hancock both are after the same championship trophy.
Penn State hitter Deja McClendon hopes to end her college career the way she started as a freshman: with a volleyball national championship.
A year ago, Khat Bell was a freshman dealing with a devastating injury. Now she and fellow sophomore Haley Eckerman have helped the Longhorns to another Big 12 win and the No. 3 spot in our Power Rankings.
Penn State may be atop our women's volleyball power rankings, but USC freshman Samantha Bricio is putting on a show out west.