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2012 NCAA Regional Team Profiles - East Regional

Penn State

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Penn State - 2012 National Semifinalist

Coach
Russ Rose, 34th season

Rank at End of 2012 Regular Season
No. 1

2012 Regular Season Record
27-2

Class Breakdown
2 Seniors
4 Juniors
7 Sophomores
4 Freshmen

Key Players
Ariel Scott, 6'4" Junior OPP
Deja McClendon, 6’1” Junior OH
Katie Slay, 6'6" Junior MB

Big Wins

August
Beat Stanford 3-2

September
Beat Texas 3-0
Beat Nebraska 3-1
Beat Minnesota 3-0

October
Beat Illinois 3-2
Beat Purdue 3-0

November
Beat Minnesota 3-1
Beat Purdue 3-1

Big Losses

September
Lost to Oregon State 2-3

October
Lost to Nebraska 2-3

2012 Road to the Final Four
First Round: Beat Binghamton 3-0
Second Round: Beat Bowling Green 3-0
Regional Semi-Final: Beat Kentucky 3-0
Regional Final: Beat Minnesota 3-1
National Semi-Final: Lost to Oregon 1-3

2011 Playoff Results
First Round: Beat Liberty 3-0
Second Round: Beat Delaware 3-0
Regional Semi-Final: Lost to UCLA 0-3

Rank at End of 2011 Season
No. 9

2011 Regular Season Record
23-7

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