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A general view of USGA flags on top of the 18th grandstand during practice rounds of the U.S. Open

Penn State Golfer Qualifies for U.S. Women's Amateur

Penn State senior golfer Michelle Cox earned medalist honors at a qualifier for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.

Mark Wogenrich
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A general view of USGA flags on top of the 18th grandstand during practice rounds of the U.S. Open
Olympic Sports

Penn State Golfer Qualifies for U.S. Women's Amateur

Penn State senior golfer Michelle Cox earned medalist honors at a qualifier for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.

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Aaron Brooks is introduced prior to the 86 kg freestyle final at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials in State College.
Olympic Sports

14 Penn State Athletes to Compete for Team USA at Summer Olympics

Aaron Brooks, Alyssa Naeher and Joe Kovacs lead Penn State's contingent of athletes at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

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A view of the Olympic Rings in front of the Hotel de Ville ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Soccer Player Headed to the 2024 Summer Olympics

Penn State Nittany Lions soccer player Mohamed Cisset will compete for Mali at the Summer Olympics in Paris.

Mark Wogenrich
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A general view of a Penn State University sign outside of Beaver Stadium.
Football

Penn State Releases New Renderings of Planned Athletics Projects

Penn State approved more than $90 million in funding for athletics facilities upgrades and new projects in addition to the Beaver Stadium renovation.

Mark Wogenrich
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Stephen Nedoroscik competes on the pommel horse during the U.S. Olympic Team Gymnastics Trials at Target Center.
Olympic Sports

Penn State's Stephen Nedoroscik Qualifies for First Olympics

Stephen Nedoroscik, a two-time NCAA champion at Penn State, will compete for Team USA at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Mark Wogenrich
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Former LSU baseball player Paxton Kling at the plate in a game against Butler at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Baseball Lands College World Series Champ From LSU

Paxton Kling, a former LSU outfielder who helped the Tigers to the 2023 College World Series title, is transferring to Penn State.

Mark Wogenrich
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Former Penn State gymnast Sam Zakutney competes on the Pommel horse during the 2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships.
Olympic Sports

Former Penn State Gymnast Qualifies for Canadian Olympic Team

Sam Zakutney is the first Penn State Nittany Lions gymnast to compete in the Olympics since 2012.

Mark Wogenrich
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Joe Kovacs throws the shot put at the 2025 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field in Oregon.
Olympic Sports

Penn State's Joe Kovacs Will Make His Third Trip to the Olympics

Joe Kovacs, a two-time world champion the shot put, will seek his first Olympic gold medal at the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.

Mark Wogenrich
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Joe Kovacs of the United States celebrates after winning the shot put at 75-10 3/4 (23.13m) during the 49th Pre Classic at Hayward Field.
Olympic Sports

Penn State's Joe Kovacs Begins Quest for Third Olympics

Joe Kovacs, a two-time world champ in the shot put, will compete at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials at Hayward Field.

Mark Wogenrich
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Penn State Nittany Lions wrestler Aaron Brooks celebrates after winning the 197-pound title at the 2024 NCAA Wrestling Championships.
Wrestling

Penn State Names Its Athletes of the Year

Penn State wrestler Aaron Brooks and softball player Bridget Nemeth were the top Nittany Lions athletes of 2023-24.

Mark Wogenrich
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Volleyball player Haleigh Washington celebrates after USA beat Serbia during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games at Ariake Arena.
Olympic Sports

Penn State's Haleigh Washington Named to 2024 USA Volleyball Olympic Team

Penn State's Haleigh Washington, who won Olympic gold in Tokyo, will compete for Team USA at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Mark Wogenrich
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Cheickna Traore of Penn State Celebrates his national championship in the men's 200 meters during the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field.
Olympic Sports

Penn State's Cheickna Traore Wins NCAA 200-Meter Title

Sprinter Cheickna Traore capped one of the best seasons in Penn State track history, winning the 200-meter title at the 2024 NCAA Track & Field Championships.

Mark Wogenrich
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A general view of the Penn State Nittany Lions logo.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Softball's Bridget Nemeth Named Freshman All-American

Penn State pitcher Bridget Nemeth, the Big Ten Freshman of the Year, was named a freshman All-American after her standout first season with the Nittany Lions.

Mark Wogenrich
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Penn State baseball coach Mike Gambino, pictured at his introductory press conference in State College in 2023.
Olympic Sports

'I Believe There Will Be Dogpiles,' Penn State Baseball Coach Mike Gambino Says

Penn State baseball coach Mike Gambino predicted "dogpiles" and "championships" after the Nittany Lions' run to the Big Ten Tournament championship game.

Mark Wogenrich
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A general view of Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska, where Nebraska defeated Penn State 2-1 for the Big Ten Tournament title.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Baseball Falls to Nebraska in Big Ten Tournament Heartbreaker

The Penn State Nittany Lions baseball team falls to Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament championship game in Omaha.

Mark Wogenrich
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A general view of Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, site of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Baseball Continues Epic Run to Big Ten Championship Game

The Penn State Nittany Lions will play Nebraska for their first Big Ten baseball title.

Mark Wogenrich
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Penn State baseball coach Mike Gambino speaks to the media at his introductory press conference in 2023.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Baseball Makes Dramatic Run to Big Ten Tournament Semifinals

The Penn State Nittany Lions baseball team makes the Big Ten Tournament semifinals for the first time since 2007.

Mark Wogenrich
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General view of the Penn State Nittany Lions logo.
Olympic Sports

Penn State Softball Qualifies for First NCAA Tournament Since 2011

The Penn State Nittany Lions softball team made the NCAA Tournament field for the first time since 2011.

Mark Wogenrich
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Penn State Women's Soccer Sets Program Record at NWSL Draft
Olympic Sports

Penn State Women's Soccer Sets Program Record at NWSL Draft

Penn State women's soccer set a program record with five Nittany Lions selected in the 2024 NWSL Draft.

Mark Wogenrich
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After Penn State's Controversial Loss, NCAA Expands Replay in Men's Lacrosse
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After Penn State's Controversial Loss, NCAA Expands Replay in Men's Lacrosse

The NCAA expanded replay in men's lacrosse after Penn State's controversial loss to Duke in the 2023 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships.

Mark Wogenrich
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Penn State Plans 'Huge Investment' in Baseball
Olympic Sports

Penn State Plans 'Huge Investment' in Baseball

New Penn State baseball coach Mike Gambino says the program plans a 'huge investment' and wants to play in the College World Series.

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Penn State Tabs Boston College's Mike Gambino as Baseball Coach
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Penn State Tabs Boston College's Mike Gambino as Baseball Coach

Penn State Athletic Director Patrick Kraft Hires Boston College's Mike Gambino as the Nittany Lions' new baseball coach.

Mark Wogenrich
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Penn State Falls to Duke on Controversial Goal at NCAA Lacrosse Championships
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Penn State Falls to Duke on Controversial Goal at NCAA Lacrosse Championships

The Duke Blue Devils defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions on a controversial overtime goal at the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships.

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Penn State Returns to Philadelphia for NCAA Men's Lacrosse Semifinals
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Penn State Returns to Philadelphia for NCAA Men's Lacrosse Semifinals

Penn State will face top-seeded Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

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Penn State Baseball Coach Rob Cooper Resigns
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Penn State Baseball Coach Rob Cooper Resigns

Penn State Nittany Lions baseball coach Rob Cooper announces resignation after 10 seasons.

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