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Legendary VB coach Rose earns 1,300th victory

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Russ Rose’s legendary career at Penn State has included so many phenomenal numbers, highlighted by his remarkable seven national championships. The Penn State women’s volleyball coach added another milestone Friday night when he earned the 1,300th victory of his remarkable career.

The Nittany Lions opened their season with a 3-1 win over Illinois (25-20, 17-25, 25-20, 25-20), giving Rose the milestone victory. He began his PSU coaching career in 1979 and

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Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

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