Nittany Lion Softball Team Into NCAA Tournament

For the first time since 2007, the Penn State softball team will be in the NCAA Tournament as they earned one of 34 at-large bids and will take on Fordham in Friday’s first round.

Penn State will host the first round regional at the new Nittany Lion Softball Park. The #13-seed Oregon and Albany will be joining the Nittany Lions and the Rams in Happy Valley this coming weekend. The regional will be double-elimination.

The Nittany Lions, who were 29-22-1 on the season, were thought to be on the bubble going into this past week, but four straight wins over Ohio State and Northwestern seemed to seal their fate into the tournament.

Oregon and Albany will play in the first game at 2:30 p.m. while Penn State and Fordham are scheduled to follow at 5:00 p.m.

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Dan Vecellio

Dan is a graduate student in meteorology, hailing from Bradford, Pennsylvania. His interests include sports, Penn State and commons cheesesteaks. Feel free to contact me through my email or follow me on Twitter.

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