Just a day after earning both Big Ten Specialist of the Week and Co-Freshman of the Week honors, Penn State freshman goalie Colby Kneese was named the Alpha Lacrosse National Player of the Week by Inside Lacrosse Wednesday evening.
Penn State football offensive lineman Brian Gaia, punt returner Gregg Garrity, punter/holder Chris Gulla and long snapper Tyler Yazujian were honored for their accomplishments in the classroom when they were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society.
Penn State Behrend's Mitchell Obenrader, a senior from Fryburg, won the javelin, discus and shot put events at the Carnegie Mellon Quad Meet. His shot put throw traveled 17.21 meters – a facility record.
Following the top-ranked Penn State men's lacrosse team's 9-4 win over then-No. 5 Ohio State, sophomore defender Chris Sabia and freshman goalie Colby Kneese took home three of the Big Ten's four weekly awards on Tuesday afternoon, as announced by the league office.
A trio of seniors have earned accolades from Penn State for their academic, athletic and leadership achievements. David Goodwin (men’s hockey) and Abby Smucker (women’s lacrosse) have been selected as the 2016-17 recipients of the Ernest B. McCoy Memorial Award and Kirsten Gochnauer (field hockey) is among the John W. Oswald Award honorees.
The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team swept InterMat’s season-ending awards for the 2017 campaign. True freshman Mark Hall was named InterMat Freshman of the Year, junior Zain Retherford was named InterMat Wrestler of the Year and Cael Sanderson was named InterMat Coach of the Year.
Is fouling a constitutive element of the game? Why do we play sports in college? This week’s column discusses these questions along with providing some advice on what players could consider when they are asked to intentionally foul another player.
As the final horn sounded on the 2017 women's college basketball season, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its 2017 All-America team, which included honorable mention honors for Penn State sophomore Teniya Page.