The Nittany Lions are among six Big Ten schools to be ranked within the AVCA Top 25 and one of four conference programs to be voted within the top 10. The other Big Ten programs in theTop 25 include:No. 5 Nebraska (tied)
No. 5 Wisconsin (tied)
No. 8 Illinois
No. 14 Ohio State
No. 19 Michigan State Purdue, Minnesota and Michigan all received votes in the poll. Penn State will kickoff 2015 play on August 28 verses Buffalo in the Penn State Classic at University Park.