Month: June 2015

Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins

The 6-foot-6 center, currently playing in the USHL, is the fifth recent Nittany Lion who has been drafted to the NHL.

D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League

After the former Penn State star didn’t hear his name called in either of the two rounds of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, D.J. Newbill was left waiting for an NBA team to come calling for his services. Newbill worked out with a number of teams before the draft, including the Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Hornets, Philadelphia 76ers, and many others. One team in particular, the Los Angeles Clippers, was impressed enough to sign Newbill to their Summer League roster, giving the Nittany Lion great his first opportunity in the NBA.

College Of The Liberal Arts Victim Of Cyberattack

In light of the targeted cyberattacks on the College of Engineering, the university sought to heighten network security measures and uncovered a cyberattack on the College of Liberal Arts in the process.

Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Commits To Penn State

The 6-foot, 270 pound Maryland native had 21 offers and was choosing between Virginia Tech, Maryland, and Penn State.

Sophomores’ Eight-Minute Sellout Highlights 21,200 Season Tickets Sold

The student section that Kirk Herbstreit called “as good as there is in the country” will once again, of course, be full at every home game.

Altoona Softball Player Charged With Assault After Hitting Teammate With Pitch

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.

Three-Star Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Commits To Penn State

Make that commit No. 13 for James Franklin and the Penn State football program. Franklin and his staff were able to lure three-star defensive tackle Christian Colon (Independence/Charlotte, NC) away from in-state schools Charlotte and UNC today, as the behemoth defensive tackle gave his verbal commitment to Penn State.

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