In the season finale of his 21st season at the helm, men’s volleyball coach Mark Pavlik picked up his 500th career victory as No. 7 Penn State swept conference foe Saint Francis, 25-21, 25-19, 25-22. It was the Nittany Lions 14th-straight victory, securing an undefeated EIVA season for the third time in the last five years and 31st regular season conference title.
Playing in 109,901-seat Michigan Stadium, Penn State men’s lacrosse defeated the Michigan Wolverines 10-9 on Saturday afternoon, earning a berth in the inaugural Big Ten tournament as a No. 4 seed to take on top-seeded and 16th ranked Johns Hopkins on April 30 in College Park, Md.
Penn State will travel to College Park Thursday evening to meet No.1 Maryland for the inaugural Big Ten regular season championship title.
Penn State basketball announced it will host the DePaul Blue Demons of the Big East in the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff Games on Tuesday, Nov. 17, the third announced opponent of its 2015-16 schedule.
The Nittany Lions scored nine runs and sent 13 batters to the box in the first inning to earn a road win and split the season series at Kent State Tuesday night, 15-5.
Tim Frazier’s stellar 2014-15 season resulted in some well-deserved hardware. The first-year pro earned the NBA D-League’s MVP and Rookie of the Year honors Tuesday after scorching the court in all aspects of the game.
After a successful fall, and an even stronger winter season, Penn State moved into third place in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, an annual ranking of overall success in collegiate athletics. The Nittany Lions have 820 points in the cup, just 3.5 points behind second-place North Carolina, and a distant 206.5 points behind the current, dominant leader, Stanford.
Penn Staters Ali Kreiger and Alyssa Naeher are posied to represent the U.S. at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Behind a five-point performance from Pat Manley, men’s lacrosse defeated Rutgers 11-6 on Sunday evening for its first Big Ten win in program history.