Penn State was dominated in every phase en route to a 16-1 loss in its series opener against Michigan State on Monday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
The Nittany Lions (13-35, 3-19 Big Ten) managed just six hits, committed five errors and its pitching staff walked 10 batters.
In contrast, the Spartans (32-16, 11-8 Big Ten) finished with 13 hits and its starting pitcher, Andrew Waszak (6-3) struck out four and walked just one in seven innings.
Michigan State scored two runs in the first and added six more in the second.
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Penn State scored its only run in the fourth when Zach Ell (2-for-4) singled to left scoring Elliot Searer (3-for-4), who led off with a single.
Nick Hedge (0-1) got the loss for Penn State after two innings, eight hits, a walk and six earned runs.
Geoff Boylston went three innings in relief, walked five and gave up three more earned runs.
Ian Parvin also pitched two innings and walked a batter, while Ell also went two and gave up three runs, two hits and three walks.
Penn State plays Michigan State again on Friday at 2:05 p.m.