The roar from the crowd made it no secret — its performance was head and shoulders above the rest on the way to victory.
Author Steve Connelly
“It really sucks to be honest,” softball pitcher Marlaina Laubach said. “THON is something that Penn State takes a lot of pride in and something that a lot of kids have a really great opportunity to take part in. It’s really unfortunate [that we can’t be there], but at the same time, we do have to recognize that we’re here for a reason and we are representing our university just like all of the kids at THON are representing the university.”
THON is in full swing, the Bryce Jordan Center is bumping’, and this party is running smoothly as the weekend progresses. Kyle Azzara, the Entertainment Director for THON 2017, is the man to thank for that.
OPP, the committee behind transforming the BJC for THON, has the important job of keeping the dirt and germs tracked in off the floor. Especially with so many kids that have weakened immune systems in the area, keeping it as clean as possible is key.
We scoured the concourse looking for the cheapest options to give you a full meal while you dance along for the 46 hours.
All we can say about this delicacy: Mmmm.
Onward State has you covered all weekend with all of the biggest moments — like the first line dance, Joe Jonas rocking the house, the total reveal, and everything in between. We’ll also have exclusive interviews, THON trivia, and much more throughout.
Suprise! Joe Jonas is at THON 2017.
Penn State announced that it will hold a day-long conference to discuss diversity in higher education with four featured leaders in the field speaking on April 18 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.
In the release, it ordered those that are showing any symptoms of the mumps — tender swollen glands below the ear or along the jawline on one or both sides of the face and neck, headache, fever, and/or cold-like symptoms — do not attend the festivities in the Bryce Jordan Center this weekend.
Penn State defeated Illinois 80-62 behind 15 points from redshirt junior Lindsey Spann off the bench for its fourth-straight win and second-consecutive road victory after opening the Big Ten slate 0-5 away from the Bryce Jordan Center.
Now a fifth-year senior that’s experienced just about everything in her college career, guard Sierra Moore battled her way through a transfer and ACL surgery to make an impact for Penn State this season.
We’re in the homestretch. Now it’s time to put aside the big-picture tasks and focus on preparing ourselves for the main event. Here’s what you can do to be at your best throughout the weekend.
The Nittany Lions faced three NCAA Tournament bound teams, but hung in tough — including on Friday night where they took down the Tigers for their first win against a top five team since 2006.
Penn State’s seniors played a big role in the win on Senior Day with each finishing in double figures as the Lady Lions win their third straight after a dominant effort from the free throw line.
After a breakout season in 2016 that saw the Nittany Lions reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament and just miss out on an NCAA berth, Lehotak has high expectations for her team despite losing five starters from last year’s successful team.
“So we just have to keep getting better, and good things are going to happen to us,” coach Pat Chambers said after his team’s upset of the ranked Terrapins. “Success is going to come.”
The freshman guard out of Philadelphia is just beginning his career with the Nittany Lions, but he’s been entrusted by his teammates and coach Pat Chambers to be one of the young team’s leaders as it hits the homestretch of the season.
Penn State has had a season of inconsistencies. Following its loss to Rutgers — which was just the second conference win of the season and first road Big Ten win in three years for the Scarlet Knights — Penn State has won just once in its last six.
The Lady Lions would go on to grab their first road win of the conference slate behind 18 points from Chicago-native Teniya Page in her homecoming.
104 Nittany Lions have played in the Super Bowl — 14 behind the Miami Hurricanes who came in at the top spot. USC, UCLA, and Michigan are also ahead of Penn State with 116, 110, and 104 appearances, respectively.
After all the National Signing Day madness Wednesday, James Franklin still had another recruit to bring into the fold on his birthday with the commitment of 2018 three-star linebacker Charlie Katshir.
Buckeyes’ star Kelsey Mitchell scored 23 points en route to helping the team grab its sixth-straight win 87-72.
With an 11-1 home record but a 2-5 road record, Penn State has a plan to bring its success at the Bryce Jordan Center with it during a crucial two-game road stretch.
The Penn State Office for Global Programs released a message tonight about Donald Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration announcing the office has created a Global Programs website to help Penn State international students and faculty navigate this situation.
Sophomore forward Andrew Sturtz along with freshmen forward Denis Smirnov and goalie Peyton Jones earned the three nominations — the most ever for Penn State.