Athletics

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics currently supports 31 varsity sports in the Big Ten. Enthusiastic Pat Chambers has the Penn State Men’s Basketball team playing a scrappy and exciting brand of basketball, while Coquese Washington’s Lady Lions look to capture another conference championship. Penn State wrestling remains in position to repeat as National Champions, and the Penn State Hockey team is set to open up at Pegula Ice Arena this season. You can find all of the latest coverage on Penn State Athletics right here!

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Who is Sandy Barbour? Here's a breakdown of the new athletic director's career to date.
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Former University of Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour was named Penn State's next Athletic Director today, becoming the first female AD at Penn State.
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Penn State announced that it will hold a press conference tomorrow in Beaver Stadium at 11 a.m. to announce a personnel decision, and it looks like this means it has found its next athletic director.
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The Philadelphia Union and the Mack Brady Soccer Fund--started last January by Honors College Dean Christian Brady after the death of his eight year old son Mack-- will team up on August 8th to host a charity dinner to benefit the fund. PPL Park, the Union's stadium, will host the event, which will include appearances from six Penn State head coaches, as well as Union goalie Zac MacMath and other members of the Union. The dinner also features a silent auction, with signed memorabilia from all of Penn State's sports teams as well as some autographed memorabilia from Philadelphia sports teams.
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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.

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461 Penn State student-athletes achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the spring semester, a record for the spring. This comes after 468 achieved the same marks for the fall semester, making this past academic year a banner year for Penn State Athletics. The fall semester was the highest of any semester for the department, followed by the 2013 fall semester, and this past spring semester.
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The saga of former fencing coach Emmanuil Kaidanov isn't over, but Penn State's fencing program remained elite in the first year following his firing under replacement coach Wes Glon. In fact, Glon was named coach of the year despite an interim tag after the team won its 13th national championship this year under his tutelage. Now, Glon is the program's leader for good. The university announced yesterday that Glon's interim tag is a thing of past.
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During their annual Penn State night on Aug. 28, the Spikes will dole out bobbleheads of the dominator of states to the game's first 1,000 attendees.
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First it was the Elite 11 that produced Penn State news this week, now it’s the Elite 89: Women’s volleyball graduate Maggie Harding is a nominee to win the NCAA’s Elite 89 award for the second time.

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136 spring and at-large sport student-athletes have been named as Academic All-Big Ten honorees, keeping Penn State amongst the best in academic performance in the classroom.

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