Penn State to face Stanford
STANFORD, Calif. -- Evan Romero had 15 kills and national player of the year Kawika Shoji recorded 44 assists to put top-ranked Stanford in the NCAA championship with a 3-0 win Thursday night over Ohio State.
Brad Lawson added 14 kills in the 30-25, 30-26, 30-17 win over the 10th-ranked Buckeyes.
The Cardinal (23-6) advanced to their first national championship since winning it all in 1997. Stanford will play Penn State, which beat Cal State Northridge earlier.