Dominance is a strong word in sports. But even that word might not do justice to the remarkable 2013 of the Penn State women’s volleyball team, who looks to repeat its performance in 2014.
Author Meghan Loder
Penn State Football season is just FIVE days away, and James Franklin and his team are hard at work putting in their final preparations before Croke Park. Franklin’s daughter Shola got in on the action Sunday afternoon. Franklin tweeted a video of her dominating the sleds on the football field. Check out the video below:
The Penn State defense is ready to adapt to its fourth defensive philosophy in four years.
Now that the men’s World Cup has wrapped up, the women are already focused on next summer and the 2015 women’s World Cup, and Penn State is set to be represented on the national stage.
Penn State football received more preseason recognition today, as tight ends Kyle Carter and Jesse James were both named to the John Mackey Award watchlist.
The Penn State football team’s academic performance for the spring semester was announced today, and it was impressive. Forty-six members of the team earned at least a 3.0 grade-point average, with three players earning a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Yesterday it was announced that Penn State Football’s chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold their annual Lift for Life on July 12th. The events for the weekend will start on Wednesday will July 9th, and conclude on Saturday July 12th, the weekend of Arts Fest.
Penn State wrestler David Taylor has another accolade to add to his growing list. Today he was named First Team Capital One Academic All-American.
Lady Lions head coach Coquese Washington announced yesterday that Itoro Coleman will join the team as an assistant coach. Coleman was a part of the Lady Lions staff before serving as an assistant from 2007-10 before leaving to become the head coach at her alma mater, Clemson.
The Lady Lions season and the career of one of its best all-time players Maggie Lucas is over, following a loss last night to Stanford in the NCAA Regional Semifinals.
The Lady Lions senior’s performances seemed fitting for their last game at the Bryce Jordan Center, carrying their team to victory in the second round of the NCAA tournament beating Florida 83-61.
After a slow start by the Lady Lions and a close second half, the 62-56 victory over Wichita State propelled the Lady Lions into the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The drama has been never ending for the Penn State football team, from the final minutes in Wisconsin three months ago until now, the first day of spring practice. Today marks another first in the Franklin Era — the first time he and his staff will get to see their players in full pads.
Head Coach Coquese Washington described the moment like “watching her kids open presents on Christmas morning.” However you want to call it, one thing so for sure — the Lady Lions 77-62 victory over Michigan last night was good enough to clinch the program’s third straight Big Ten Championship.
Maggie Lucas broke several records last night as she helped propel the Lady Lions over Northwestern, 82-73, and furthered her legacy as one of the greatest women’s basketball players in Penn State history.
Rashid Williams is a 26 year-old NFL hopeful from Penn State, though you’ve never heard his name in Beaver Stadium. Williams didn’t play football during his time at Penn State. In fact, he hasn’t played football since high school almost ten years ago.
The No. 11 Penn State Lady Lions used a late run to secure a 78-68 victory over Wisconsin in front of the sixth largest crown for a women’s game in Bryce Jordan Center history for the eighth annual Pink Zone game.
Common — the rapper, actor, author, and activist — spoke last night to a packed Eisenhower Auditorium as part of the Student Programming Association’s Distinguished Speaker Series.