November 18, 2016 NO REPEAT
Nittany Lions knocked out by Virginia
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Penn Stateís defense of its NCAA championship concluded with a 3-0 loss to No. 15-ranked Virginia in the second round of the tournament at Shaw Field Friday.
November 14, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions' Charlotte Williams
Penn Stateís defense of its NCAA Womenís Championship has been facing some difficult obstacles. Among the seniors the Nittany Lions lost were Hermann Trophy winner Raquel Rodriguez and Mallory Weber, who combined on the deciding score in a 1-0 win over Duke in the final, plus five players competing for the U.S. and one for Germany in the FIFA U-20 Womenís World Cup.
November 6, 2016 BIG TEN LOSS
Penn State men stopped by Spartans
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Connor Maloney scored his eighth goal of the season but the Penn State menís team was defeated, 2-1, by No. 15-ranked Michigan State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at DeMartin Stadium Sunday.
October 26, 2016 BIG TEN TITLISTS
Penn State women bounce Buckeyes
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The No. 21-ranked Penn State women's team clinched its 18th Big Ten Conference title with a 2-0 victory over Ohio State in the final game of the regular season at Jeffrey Field Wednesday night.
October 24, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions' Connor Maloney
Connor Maloney often appeared to be carrying the Penn State offense single-handedly last season. This year, Maloneyís supporting cast is producing, and the Nittany Lions are riding a four-match unbeaten streak after playing Akron to a draw (2-2) and defeating Rutgers (3-2 in extra time) last week.
October 17, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions striker Dayonn Harris
The Penn State Nittany Lions might have turned around their season last week. Penn State snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh Tuesday, then took a 1-0 extra time victory over No. 19-ranked Michigan State Saturday, the Nittany Lionsí first win over a ranked opponent in more than a year.
October 15, 2016 MAKING IT A CAREER
Penn State men upset Spartans
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Senior Robby Sagelís second career goal, a 104th-minute header, gave the Penn State menís team a 1-0 extra time win over No. 19-ranked Michigan State in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Saturday night.
October 13, 2016 UP TO 11
Penn State women rally to tie Rutgers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The defending NCAA champion Penn State womenís team improved its unbeaten streak to 11 games, rallying for a 2-2 tie with Rutgers in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Thursday night.
October 8, 2016 GOALLESS STREAK
Penn State men halted by Hoosiers
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Penn State menís team was held scoreless for the third successive match in falling, 1-0, to the No. 6-ranked Indiana Hoosiers in a Big Ten Conference match at Bill Armstrong Stadium Saturday night.
September 30, 2016 LIONS ROARING
Penn State women fight past Illini
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State womenís team upped its unbeaten streak to eight games with a 2-0 win over Illinois in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Friday night.
September 26, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions midfielder Austin Maloney
Penn State has relied on the forward play of Connor Maloney for much of its success in recent seasons, the Nittany Lions completely relying on him when it comes to penalty kicks. Before last week, Maloney had been the only Nittany Lion to convert a penalty kick over a three-year span, going 3 for 5 (1 for 2 this season). But when Penn State earned a penalty kick in the 109th minute against Wisconsin Saturday, and with Maloney injured, the Nittany Lions turned to his younger brother, sophomore midfielder Austin.
September 25, 2016 ON A BENDER
Nittany Lion women knock off Nebraska
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Megan Schafer scored twice and freshman Amanda Dennis saved a penalty kick as the Penn State womenís team defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 2-1, in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Sunday.
September 23, 2016 WINNING STREAK
Penn State women halt Iowa Hawkeyes
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The defending NCAA champion Penn State women's team improved its unbeaten streak to six games with a 2-0 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Friday night.
September 18, 2016 DEFENDER DEPENDENT
Penn State women blank Wisconsin Badgers
MADISON, Wis. -- Freshman defender Laura Suero scored her first collegiate goal in the 72nd minute as the Penn State womenís team took a 1-0 win over the Wisconsin Badgers in a Big Ten Conference match at the McClimon Complex Sunday.
September 16, 2016 OPENING NIGHT DRAW
Penn State women, Minnesota tie
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- The Penn State womenís teamís four-match winning streak was snapped as the Nittany Lions tied, 1-1, with the Minnesota Golden Gophers in both teamsí Big Ten Conference season opener at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium Friday night.
September 13, 2016 FOUR-GOAL GAME
Nittany Lions rout Ohio State
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Senior Mason Klerks scored his first two goals of the season as the Penn State menís team took a 4-2 victory over Ohio State in its Big Ten Conference opener at Jeffrey Field Tuesday night.
September 12, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions forward Frannie Crouse
Defending NCAA champion Penn State had an inconsistent start to the season, but the Nittany Lions have rallied with three successive victories in an eight-day span. Junior forward Frannie Crouse, the Philly Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 12, has led the way for the Nittany Lions, scoring five goals in the last three games.
September 11, 2016 TUNED UP
Nittany Lion women blank Explorers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Frannie Crouse continued her scoring spree as the defending NCAA champion Penn State women's team shut out the La Salle Explorers, 2-0, at Jeffrey Field Sunday.
February 29, 2016 NITTANY LIONS' MEN'S RECRUITS
Penn State adds five players, three transfers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State menís coach Bob Warming announced the signing of five newcomers recently: Brandon Hackenberg (Palmyra, Va./Fluvanna County High School), Stephen Kenney (Franklin, Pa./State College Area/Emory U.), Pierre Reedy (Kutztown, Pa./Kutztown Area), Aymar Sigue (Albert, Alberta, Canada/Burnaby Central/Tulsa) and Cameron Steele (Clayton, N.C./Cardinal Gibbons/N.C. State).
After she was chosen by Sky Blue FC as the second overall selection in the National Women's Soccer League college draft Friday morning, the Costa Rican international will be an integral part of the team.
December 6, 2015 FIRST TITLE
Penn State Nittany Lion women win College Cup
CARY, N.C.--Costa Rican international Raquel Rodriguezí 72nd-minute goal gave Penn State a 1-0 win over Duke before 10,676 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park Sunday, the Nittany Lions capturing their first NCAA Womenís Championship.
December 4, 2015 BLANK SLATE
Penn State women reach College Cup final
CARY, N.C.--No. 6 Penn State reached the finals of the NCAA Women's College Cup for the second time, taking a 2-0 win over No. 9 Rutgers in the semifinals at WakeMed Soccer Park Friday night.
November 20, 2015 ONE BETTER
Penn State women blast six past BU Terriers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The Penn State Nittany Lions did themselves one better, taking a 6-0 win over Boston University in the second round of the NCAA Women's Championship at Jeffrey Field Friday night.
November 17, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State midfielder Emily Ogle
Emily Ogle led the way as Penn State made a strong start to the NCAA Championship tournament. Less than a week after being named to the all-tournament team as the Nittany Lions won the Big Ten Conference championship, Ogle helped Penn State take a 5-0 win over Albany in the NCAA opener Friday.
Junior midfielder Connor Maloney, Philly Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9, provided an assist for Brian James on the deciding goal in a 2-1 win over Michigan State in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday afternoon.
November 9, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State forward Frannie Crouse
The Penn State Nittany Lions have been at their best in recent days, capping a five-game winning streak with a 2-0 victory over Rutgers in the Big Ten Conference tournament final Sunday and earning a No. 1 seeding in the NCAA Womenís Championships Monday.
Frannie Crouse, the Philly Soccer News Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9, was named the tournamentís Outstanding Offensive Player after scoring twice in three games in a week.
November 9, 2015 ELIMINATION
Nittany Lion men bounced by Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio--The Penn State menís team surrendered a 93rd-minute goal to Kyle Culbertson in taking a 1-0 overtime loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Conference tournament quarterfinals Sunday.
November 8, 2015 STIFLING
Penn State Nittany Lions women win Big Ten title
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The top-seeded Penn State womenís team defeated third-seeded Rutgers, 2-0, en route to its sixth Big Ten Tournament title Sunday. This was the third time Penn State has won the Big Ten Tournament at home (1998 and 2006).
November 7, 2015 OK IN OT
Penn State Nittany Lion men stop Spartans
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Senior Brian Jamesí overtime goal gave the Penn State menís team a 2-1 win over Michigan State Saturday, the Nittany Lions advancing to the Big Ten Conference Tournament.
November 6, 2015 150 AND COUNTING
Penn State Nittany Lion women edge Wolverines
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The top-seeded Penn State womenís team defeated the fifth-seeded Michigan Wolverines, 1-0, Nittany Lions coach Erica Walsh winning her 150th match, in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals at Jeffrey Field Friday night.
October 28, 2015 BEST FOR LAST
Penn State women down Michigan
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The Penn State women's team scored three goals in a three-minute span in the first half in defeating the Michigan Wolverines, 3-1, in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Wednesday night.
October 26, 2015 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State goalkeeper Evan Finney
Penn State Nittany Lion junior Evan Finney is accustomed to being inserted into difficult situations. Last season, Finney made his collegiate debut after current Los Angeles Galaxy goalkeeper Andrew Wolverton was red-carded in a match at James Madison. He saved a penalty kick two minutes later, then earned a shutout in the next match before a sold-out crowd at Indiana.
October 25, 2015 NO. 9
Penn State women edge Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Megan Schafer scored her ninth goal of the season as the Penn State women's team defeated Ohio State, 2-1, in a Big Ten Conference match at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Saturday night.
October 15, 2015 MAKE IT EIGHT
Penn State women rally past Purdue, 2-1
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--Megan Schafer scored her team-leading eighth goal of the season and senior captain Raquel Rodriguez converted her eighth collegiate game-winner as the Penn State womenís team defeated Purdue, 2-1, in a Big Ten Conference match at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex Thursday night.
October 13, 2015 THE WRONG PITCH
Penn State men take 3-0 loss to West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.V.--The Penn State men's team struggled defensively in sustaining a 3-0 loss to West Virginia in a non-conference match Tuesday. The Nittany Lions (5-5-2) were shut out for the third time this season and have surrendered seven goals in the last two matches after giving up seven in the first 10 games of the season.
October 12, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions' Raquel Rodriguez
Raquel Rodriguez needed only 45 minutes of playing time to make her mark in Penn Stateís 4-0 win over Indiana Sunday. Rodriguez, named Philly Soccer News Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 11, scored in the sixth minute off a rebound of a Frannie Crouse shot. Rodriguez also hit the bar with a header off a corner kick and had a free kick knocked away late in the half.
October 11, 2015 SHUTOUT STREAK
Penn State women crush Indiana, 4-0
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--Seniors Raquel Rodriguez and Mallory Weber scored on Senior Day as the Penn State women's team captured a 4-0 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Sunday.
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State forward Mallory Weber
The Penn State Nittany Lions could be hitting their stride as the regular season enters its final month. Penn State produced a dominating performance in a 3-0 victory over Northwestern Sunday, and Mallory Weber got the Nittany Lions off on the right foot with a ninth-minute goal at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill.
September 28, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State midfielder Emily Ogle
The Penn State Nittany Lions had a difficult road trip for two Big Ten Conference matches in three days. And the Nittany Lions took four points with a tie against Nebraska (1-1) Friday and victory over Iowa (5-1) Sunday, last season's Big Ten Freshman of the Year Emily Ogle playing an important part in the midfield.
September 27, 2015 WINNING WAYS
Penn State takes 5-1 victory over Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa.-Frannie Crouse scored twice as the Penn State women's team returned to its winning ways with a 5-1 victory over Iowa in a Big Ten Conference match at the Iowa Soccer Complex Sunday.
September 13, 2015 HOOSIER HEX
Penn State shuts out Indiana again
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ó Penn State extended its shutout streak against No. 10 Indiana to 462 minutes and Robby Sagel scored in the 70th minute to give the Nittany Lions a 1-0 victory Sunday in both teams' Big 10 opener.