Russ Rose, head volleyball coach at Penn State, claimed the 2009 NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship as the Nittany Lions erased a two-set deficit to take unprecedented third straight crown over Texas. The Nittany Lions were the 10th team in history to win back-to-back titles, but became the first-ever to claim three in a row!
Tonight’s semifinal match-up in the 2009 NCAA Volleyball Championship features to coaching legends: Russ Rose and Dave Shoji. The two coaches rank amongst the top of every all-time coaching list: Highest Winning Percentage: #2 Russ Rose (.86269), #3 Dave Shoji (.852) Most Victories: #2 Dave Shoji (1,016-175-1), #3 Russ Rose (999-159) Most NCAA Championships:#2 Russ Rose, […]
The pairings of the 2009 NCAA Volleyball Championships have been determined as regional play has been completed. Penn State, Hawaii, Texas, and Minnesota have all earned a spot in the semifinal round by winning their respective region. Penn State, led by Russ Rose, advanced through the Gainesville regional by defeating Binghamton, Penn, Florida, and California. […]
The NCAA Division I Volleyball Committee announced today the pairings for the 2009 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. The first and second round matches will be played at 16 campus sites, the regional rounds will be played at four sites (Gainesville, Stanford, Minneapolis, and Omaha), and the regional winners will advance to the semifinals […]
Russ Rose has guided the Penn State volleyball program to a perfect 24-0 record and is ranked #1 in the AVCA DI Coaches Poll released on 11/02/2009. The Nittany Lions are followed by Jerritt Elliott‘s Texas Longhorns, who hold a 18-0 record. The rankings include: 1. Penn State (Coached by Russ Rose) 2. Texas (Coached by Jerritt Elliott) […]