Author: Jake Somerville
When Penn State kicks off its 2015 season with the annual Blue-White spring game this Saturday, quarterback Christian Hackenberg will come in with a clean slate. Hackenberg’s struggles in 2014 have been talked about over and over, from turnover issues to noticeable tension with the coaching staff. However, the quarterback appears to be coming into his junior season with a heightened level of focus, ready to bounce back with a transitional year behind him.
Penn State Athletics is giving you the chance to look just like your favorite Penn State athlete, as it will open Pegula Ice Arena for an equipment sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the day of the Blue-White Game, Saturday April 18.
After two injuries, Adam Breneman is ready to become the leader he’s always meant to be.
With 17 days until Blue White Weekend, Penn State football spring practice is in full swing. Christian Hackenberg, Angelo Mangiro, Trevor Williams, Ben Kline and Carl Nassib all spoke briefly to the media in the Lasch Building regarding the improvements on both sides of the ball and the anticipation to get back on the field following the seventh practice of the year.
Penn State athletes continue to excel on the field and in the classroom. A record 500 student-athletes earned at least a 3.0 grade point average. Of those 500, 241 of these athletes earned dean’s list honors with a GPA of 3.5, according to GoPSUSports.
On Monday, the Big Ten announced its end of season honors. D.J. Newbill, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, was left off the first team by coaches and media.
Penn State’s last time on the Bryce Jordan Center floor this season came to a bittersweet end on Senior Night. D.J. Newbill and Ross Travis were honored prior to the game and led the way for the Nittany Lions with 17 and 14 points respectively.