The two-seeded Washington women’s volleyball team returns home to Seattle, where they will face off against the number three seed Penn State Nittany Lions for a chance to play in the National Championship at Key Arena tonight at 6:30 on ESPN2. The winner of tonight’s game will face the winner of number one seed Texas and number twelve seeded Wisconsin, which tips of at 4:30 on ESPN2.
The Pac-12 Champion Washington Huskies (30-2) are led by a trio of All-Americans. Junior Krista Vanzant, the Pac-12 player of the year, earned first team All-American honors. Junior Kaleigh Nelson was selected to the third team and senior Jenna Orlandin earned honorable mention honors.
The Penn State Nittany Lions (32-2) are the Big 10 champs and are returning to the Final Four for the 2nd straight year. Penn State won a record four straight titles from 2006-2010, and this year’s seniors were a part of the 2010 national title squad.
The Huskies came back from a 0-2 deficit to beat 6th seeded USC 3-2 and advance to the Final Four.
Leaving your predictions in the comments thread as well as your thoughts and reactions during the match, Go Dawgs!