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Monday, December 21, 2015

Return To Rec 2015

Penn State's Devin Foster drives to the basket during the Nittany Lions' Return to Rec game against ULM.
On December 10 and 12 the Penn State men's basketball team played two games in historic Rec Hall as part of their Return to Rec series of games in 2015.  On the 10th the Nittany Lions played host to Canisius defeating the Golden Griffins 81-67.  The game against Canisius was also Penn State's Pink and Black game where the Nittany lions wear pink and black jerseys in omage to Penn State's original school colors, pink and black.  Two days later, on the 12th, the Lions hosted Louisiana-Monroe in a hard fought 54-50 win.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

PSU Women's Soccer: 2015 National Champions

Penn State players celebrate a goal during their NCAA tournament second round game against Boston University.
The Penn State women's soccer team won the national championship this past weekend.  The Nittany Lions, who finished the season 22-3-2, and who also won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles, dominated their opponents through most of the NCAA tournament.  Penn State kept a clean sheet in each of their six NCAA tournament games, outscoring their oppents by a combined 20-0 margin.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Some Catch Up: The 2015 State College Spikes Season

Danny Marting slides home for an inside-the-park homerun against Connecticut on July 10, 2015.
The State College Spikes (Short Season-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) closed out their 10th season in September.  Although the Spikes finished short of the playoffs, State College finished the year third in the the New York-Penn League Pickney Division with a respectable 41-35 record.