The Penn State women’s volleyball team will take on Siena in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Rec Hall.
Monthly Archives: November, 2014
Four star defensive back Garrett Taylor (Richmond, VA) has committed to Penn State, joining the class of 2015, and capping off a successful recruiting weekend for head coach James Franklin.
The Nittany Lions couldn’t solve Cornell’s netminder as they were defeated 3-1 in front of a loud Madison Square Garden crowd.
Men’s hockey came up empty on Saturday night in Madison Square Garden in the heart of downtown New York City, losing…
The women’s volleyball team closed out its regular season with a 3-0 sweep of Nebraska.
In a back-and-forth offensive battle, Penn State Women’s Soccer could only convert one of its 20 shots in their loss to Texas A&M.
Emotions were running high today, with the seniors stepping foot onto the field at Beaver Stadium one final time. Despite the student section, and the entire stadium for that matter, filling in way below capacity, the Nittany Lions came out to roaring cheers from those in attendance.
Following Saturday’s loss, Christian Hackenberg remained positive, and looked forward to Penn State’s future.
After nine years of finishing the regular season with an above .500 record, the Nittany Lions finally finished 6-6, just scraping out their first bowl eligible season since 2011. It certainly wasn’t a pretty season, and it while it easily could have ended with a few more wins had a few plays gone differently, the record is about representative of the team’s play. While Saturday’s loss wasn’t the same as most of the close heartbreakers this team has suffered, it too was fairly representative of the season. From missed opportunities, to questionable calls, here are our takeaways from this game.
Four star quarterback prospect Jake Zembiec has announced his commitment to Penn State over Michigan State.
Penn State continues to ride the wave of momentum it has been on of late, defeating Bucknell in the Sojka Pavilion, 88-80. The Nittany Lions won the game in style, taking the floor donning brand new pink and black alternates, and earning some serious style points along the way.
Penn State’s Senior Day game against Michigan State will have a less impressive tailgating scene than usual, as all grass parking lots, both reserved and gameday, will be closed due to Wednesday’s snow and the wet conditions of the ground.
Dr. O. Richard Bundy will take the field for the last time this Saturday as he wraps up his final season as the director of the Penn State Blue Band. As he confirmed in August, Bundy will officially retire in May 2015. We look back on his 35 years of service to Penn State.
Finally, somebody from the football team is being recognized by the national media for their effort this season.
If what Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said in his Tuesday press conference holds merit, then the future is as bright as ever for Penn State. “I think Penn State itself, Coach Franklin, has a football team that’s been extremely close. A lot of parallels probably with our season in 2012, losing a number of games by a total of 15 points,” Dantonio said. “Maybe four games.”
Boy, D.J. Newbill is something, isn’t he? In front of a home crowd that made its presence felt late in the game, Newbill put up 29 points to lead all scorers, while posting five rebounds, five assists, and one steal in a 78-72 victory over Akron at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Lady Lions fell to 1-3 after falling in a back-and-forth game against St. Bonaventure on Tuesday night, 56-54. Sierra Moore led Penn State in scoring with 15 points, tying her previous career-high. Lindsey Spann added another 13 points and five assists in the last-second loss.
Organizers have scheduled a candlelight vigil for tonight at 6 p.m. at the Allen Street Gates to honor Michael Brown, the teenager whose death at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., has stirred national outrage.
James Franklin had a slew of topics to discuss with reporters on Tuesday at his weekly press conference, but his stance on the controversial decision to punt rather than go for it on fourth down late against Illinois, along with notes about senior day, highlighted them all.
The Eberly College of Science announced professor and head of biology Douglas Cavener its interim dean yesterday following former dean Daniel Larson’s announcement that he’ll start Ecuador’s first research university.
One Penn State student has another thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season — senior Ryan Henrici has been selected for the Marshall Scholarship, which gives an American college student the chance to study in the United Kingdom.
Andrew Wolverton put in one of the most remarkable goalkeeping performances you’ll ever see. However, a late blunder and a sputtering Penn State attack sent the Lions home.