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Penn State To Host Several NCAA Championships Over Next Five Years

Seven NCAA championship rounds will come to Happy Valley over the next five years.

The NCAA announced Wednesday locations for preliminary and final rounds of predetermined championships for Divisions I, II, and III sports, from the 2022-23 to 2025-26 seasons.

Penn State will host championship rounds for men’s and women’s hockey, men’s and women’s fencing, and men’s and women’s gymnastics.

Allentown, Pennsylvania’s PPL Center will play host to NCAA men’s hockey regionals in 2022, 2023, and 2025. Pegula Ice Arena, however, will be used for the 2026 women’s hockey semifinals and final, also known as the Frozen Four.

As for fencing, the men’s and women’s finals will be hosted at Penn State’s Multi-Sport Facility in 2025. In 2023, Rec Hall will host the men’s gymnastics NCAA finals. It will also host women’s gymnastics regionals just two years later in 2025.

The NCAA announced nearly 450 host site locations Wednesday afternoon, and the full list can be found here.

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Will Pegler

Will is a senior majoring in digital and print journalism and is an associate editor for Onward State. He is from Darien, Connecticut and is a lifelong Penn State football fan. He loves a good 80's comedy movie, Peaky Blinders, The Office, and the New York Yankees and Giants. You can catch some of his ridiculous sports takes on his Twitter @gritdude and yell at him on his email [email protected]

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