1/27: Lacrosse's Hogan in Super Bowl; Lambert Trophy; Ryan, Freund's Big Ten awards three-peat

Sports edition
Friday, January 27, 2017

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Men's lacrosse alum Chris Hogan to compete in Super Bowl
-- Football wins Lambert Trophy
-- Extensive signing day coverage set for GoPSUsports.com
-- Penn State No. 14 in latest AVCA rankings
-- Ryan, Freund win Big Ten honors for third straight time
-- Valdez notches second-straight Big Ten honor
-- Harris named Big Ten athlete of the week
-- Men's track No. 21 in USTFCCCA rankings
-- Fundraising underway for Golf Teaching and Research Center expansion
-- Penn State faculty duo contribute to special issue of sports history journal

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STORIES:

Men's lacrosse alum Chris Hogan to compete in Super Bowl
For the 46th time, Penn State will have a representative in the Super Bowl, as former men's lacrosse standout Chris Hogan and the New England Patriots will face the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 in Houston.

https://news.psu.edu/link/HL2JB4Bx
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Football wins Lambert Trophy
Penn State has claimed an unprecedented 30th Lambert Trophy for the best team in the East. One of the nation's oldest and prestigious trophies, the Lambert Trophy will be presented on Feb. 23 at the 81st annual Eastern College Football Awards Banquet, hosted by the ECAC.

https://news.psu.edu/link/JZvqP_C_
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Extensive signing day coverage set for GoPSUsports.com
The Penn State Football team will ink the Class of 2017 on Wednesday, February 1 and GoPSUsports.com will have extensive coverage of the day's events, including a live webstream and blog. Fans are asked to be a part of Signing Day on social media by using the hashtag #PSUSigningDay.

https://news.psu.edu/link/hdRjXGJK
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Penn State No. 14 in latest AVCA rankings
Splitting the weekend against nationally ranked teams No. 9 Loyola and No. 8 Lewis, Penn State men's volleyball moved up one spot to No. 14 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll.

https://news.psu.edu/link/q_Dkmc82
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Ryan, Freund win Big Ten honors for third straight time
Penn State senior Shane Ryan and freshman Kaelan Freund continue to stand out in the Big Ten, as the two Nittany Lions were named the Big Ten Men's Swimmer and Freshman Men's Swimmer of the Week, respectively, for the third consecutive time Wednesday by the Big Ten Conference office.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Y9Lxfj3X
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Valdez notches second-straight Big Ten honor
Freshman Favian Valdez notched his second-straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor as announced by the conference office for week ending Jan. 22.

https://news.psu.edu/link/hyk5xX5Q
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Harris named Big Ten athlete of the week
Currently ranked No. 2 in the NCAA this season in the 800-meters; Isaiah Harris has been named the Big Ten Men's Track Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office Wednesday afternoon.

https://news.psu.edu/link/8W65BQPZ
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Men's track No. 21 in USTFCCCA rankings
The Penn State men's track & field team checks in at No. 21 of the National Computer Rankings, as released Monday afternoon by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

https://news.psu.edu/link/Pqh7Ds9z
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Fundraising underway for Golf Teaching and Research Center expansion
As Penn State's professional golf management faculty, researchers and alumni gather this week at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida, they are teeing up fundraising for the expansion of Penn State's Golf Teaching and Research Center

https://news.psu.edu/link/DW5Sd7Pw
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Penn State faculty duo contribute to special issue of sports history journal
A pair of Penn State faculty members co-edited and created content for a special edition of the International Journal of the History of Sport, due out Feb. 2017.

https://news.psu.edu/link/G7Cb3H_c

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