Brenneman is now the first Nittany Lion to ever be drafted by an NWHL team.
Penn State will ring in the new year with two matchup against the Maine Black Bears.
Penn State will get things started by hosting George Mason and Syracuse on August 26 and 27, respectively.
The fifth-year safety recorded 57 tackles and one interception for the Nittany Lions last season.
A handful of grants awarded to Penn State this week will help the university continue researching brewing, hemp production, and the pesky spotted lanternfly.
Wings will be served from Gigi's Southern Table, Federal Taphouse, The Wilderness Lodge, and Wings Over Happy Valley, among others.