With the Penn State Nittany Lions’ regular season in the books, we decided to look back on the season and hand out a series of awards — such as Breakout Player of the Year, Biggest head-scratcher, Best play, and more.
Our two football beat writers debated whether the 2018 season should be considered a disappointment. On one hand, PSU didn’t live up to its preseason playoff hype. But, on the other, it can win 10 games.
The No. 1-ranked Penn State wrestling team is setting itself up for future success with the addition of the No. 5 prospect in FloWrestling’s high school rankings, Robert Howard, of Bergen Catholic High School in New Jersey.
Penn State wrestlers Anthony Cassar and Devin Schnupp say they are gaining confidence as the season progresses. Cassar showed he can easily get out from under a heavier opponent, and Schnupp picked up his second dual win.
The No. 8 seed and seventh-ranked Penn State women’s volleyball team advanced to the third round of the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 sweep of Syracuse Saturday in Rec Hall, 25-13, 25-20, 25-16.
Even though Penn State beat Bucknell 42-3 Friday night at Sojka Pavilion, Bison coach Dan Wirnsberger said the sold-out dual in Lewisburg was still a win for his program and for central Pennsylvania wrestling.