Penn State came in at No. 13 in the 2017 AVCA Division I-II Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released last week.
The Nittany Lions’ 2017 schedule features eight teams that are ranked in the preseason poll: No. 1 Ohio State, No. 2 UCLA, No. 6 Lewis, No. 9 Stanford, No. 10 George Mason, No. 11 Loyola-Chicago, No. 12 UC Santa Barbara, and No. 15 Ball State.
Penn State opens its season against the Bruins on Jan. 6.