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California, which had already beaten Washington twice in the regular season, then swept the Huskies in the regional final , , In the rematch of the finals, Penn State defeated Texas in straight sets, , , Penn State's freshmen had 24 of the team's 54 kills in the match, as Katie Slay and Ariel Scott also made big contributions.
On Texas's side, senior All-American and Big 12 Player of the Year Juliann Faucette led all players with 14 kills, and she was the only Texas player with double-digit kills. Despite USC defeating California in both Pac matchups earlier in the season, California took control of the match from the start, going up in set 1 and eventually defeating USC easily in a sweep, , , Cal setter Carli Lloyd, who was named the National Player of the Year the day after the match,  had 39 assists and 16 digs in the match.
California advanced to the programs first ever final match to face the same team who ended their seasons in the NCAA tournament the previous three years. Playing each other for the fourth consecutive year in the tournament, Penn State defeated California once again in a sweep by the scores of , , Cal fought back to cut the lead to , but Penn State pulled away again to lead Two Brown kills and a kill from freshman Ariel Scott sealed the first set, It was the first set Cal lost in the entire tournament.
Set 2 was a battle throughout, and Cal took a 3-point lead at However Penn State fought back to tie it at Two Penn State blocks put them up , but Cal responded with kills and a block to make the score dead even at Two straight Cal kills gave them set point , however Penn State tied it up at Two Brown kills won set 2 for the Nittany Lions, Cal stepped up its blocking in what was the final set, taking a lead.
However Penn State clawed its way back after a timeout and took a lead. Freshman Ali Longo for Penn State ended up serving 8 straight points which included 3 service aces and Penn State went up Cal came within 3 at but another Penn State run put them up and only 2 points away from the title. Wilson also graduated as the NCAA career hitting percentage leader.
Penn State 5th title. California 1st title match. First round December 2—3. Second round December 3—4. Regional semifinals December A former Michigan State field hockey player states in a lawsuit filed Monday that she was raped by Larry Nassar and that several university employees knew about her allegations. David Williams II, the first African-American athletic director in the SEC, will stay on as athletic director and vice chancellor at Vanderbilt until his replacement is hired.
The surprises were many in a busy weekend. The Tigers record their sixth straight shutout in the game against the Bulldogs. Mississippi State scores all three of its goals in the second half to pull away from Louisiana Tech and secure a victory. The Razorbacks score two goals in the second half to defeat the Huskies and earn their third straight victory.
A hat trick from Gigi Schorr lifts Alabama to a victory over Troy. A late goal from the Wildcats moves the team to on the season. The Tigers defeat the Bearcats and move to , marking the best start in program history. Arkansas defends its home court by defeating Buffalo and Northwestern in straight sets to finish out the weekend. The Wildcats fall in a hard-fought battle against the Longhorns and move to on the season. The Aggies get off to a strong start, but the Bears take the final two sets to win the match After trailing , the Razorbacks score three goals in the second half to storm back and defeat the Owls.
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