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Today in Penn State sports: May 28, 2017

A roundup of all the Penn State games and news you missed — and aren’t covered elsewhere in the CDT — from May 28, 2017:

Men’s golf

Davis leads way for PSU in NCAA championships

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — The Penn State men’s golf team finished the third day of the NCAA championships on Sunday by climbing the leaderboard.

As a whole, the Nittany Lions moved up four spots in the team race to 24th with a score of 27-over. They failed to qualify for the final day in the team race as the top-15 advanced.

Ryan Davis was the highest Penn State golfer on the individual leaderboard at the end of the day. Davis shot 1-under on the day and climbed 21 spots to be in a tie for 59th at 2-over for the championships.

Vanderbilt took over the team lead at 18-under, as a trio of teams are tied for second at one shot behind. Texas’ Scottie Scheffler shot his third consecutive 4-under round and holds a two-shot lead over Ole Miss’ Braden Thornberry.

Other Nittany Lion golfers include: Cole Miller (66th, 3-over), J.D. Hughes (127th, 13-over), Charles Huntzinger and Alec Bard (132nd, 14-over).

Women’s lacrosse

Gallagher, O’Donnell honored

FOXBORO, Mass. — Penn State women’s lacrosse had its season cut short in the semifinal of the NCAA tournament.

However, the Nittany Lions’ Katie O’Donnell and Maggie Gallagher were named to the All-Tournament team on Sunday.

O’Donnell led Penn State with four goals in that 20-10 semifinal loss to eventual national champion Maryland. Gallagher also notched her second career hat trick in that game.

The Nittany Lions finished their season 17-4 and broke the program record for most goals and points in a season with 303 and 427, respectively.

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