Penn State’s own Matt Brown added another impressive title to his resume when he was named Capital One Division I Academic All-America® of the Year this morning.
Less than a month after talented guard, and big personality Geno Thorpe decided to transfer out of State College, Pat Chambers and his coaching staff have picked up a commitment from another guard to potentially take his place. Former UConn point guard Terrence Samuel visited Penn State today and committed today as well according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.
The 6-foot-6 center, currently playing in the USHL, is the fifth recent Nittany Lion who has been drafted to the NHL.
The Penn State Altoona pitcher took matters of revenge into her own hands after discovering that a teammate allegedly ratted out a coach for violating the school’s alcohol policy.
Ali Krieger, former Nittany Lion soccer star and current member of Team USA, will appear in the issue when it hits stands in July. ESPN released a sneak peek of its interview and photoshoot entitled Under Ali Krieger’s Uniform on Thursday.
Penn State basketball will gain some pre-conference tournament action in late December as one of eight teams in the 2015 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. Colorado, SMU, Kent State, Canisius, Louisiana Monroe, Nicholls State and Hampton will join the Nittany Lions for the Dec. 22 and 23 tip-offs at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Penn State is currently ranked seventh nationally and second in the Big Ten.
Two student-athletes can add another achievement to their storied careers.