Blake Gober, Nikita Pavlychev, and Andrew Sturtz scored in South Bend, but Penn State dropped to 5-6-0 on the season.
The sophomore from Germany's first career hat trick helped the Nittany Lions advance to next Friday's second round of the NCAA tournament.
Shaking off summer dust, the Lady Lions ran away against Sienna College despite some minor hiccups.
Men's basketball handled the Campbell Camels Friday afternoon by a score of 86-75 behind some outstanding play from Tony Carr.
"This year’s theme is about the potential to change someone’s life, make a positive impact in their day, and take steps towards finding a cure. It means having the ability to have another day, smell the fresh air, and smile."
This action comes after a court ruled earlier this year the university must reimburse a group of trustees who sued the university for their right to access documents related to Penn State's internal investigation of the Sandusky scandal.