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November 28, 2021

Fans can submit messages of support and encouragement for student-athletes through GoPSUsports.com

We Can. We Will. We Are! UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – We are in unprecedented times in our country and our typical outlet of sport has been put on hold as we unite as a country to combat the coronavirus. Our student-athletes have returned home and are spread across the country and the world.   Penn State fans can stay connected with our student-athletes by sharing their messages of support and encouragement by visiting GoPSUsports.com/WeCanWeWill. Fans can leave a written message, video or photo and we will share them with our Nittany Lions. Messages may also be shared on Penn State Athletics’ social…

A Letter from Sandy Barbour on COVID-19 wiping out athletic competition

Dear Nittany Nation, The last week has been like no other in our history, and although its reach is far beyond sport, our Intercollegiate Athletics program and our student-athletes, coaches and staff have been dramatically impacted. Our week started on a high as we looked forward to NCAA Championship competition for many of our winter sport teams and our spring sport teams dispersed for packed spring break competitions. By the time we reached week’s end, the remainder of the year’s winter and spring sport competitions had been shuttered, leaving our students, coaches, staff and community with an unbearable void. The NCAA,…

Big Ten, Penn State Cancels Competition Through End of Academic Year

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Big Ten Conference and Penn State Athletics announced today the cancellation of all conference and non-conference competitions through the end of the academic year, including spring sports that compete beyond the academic year. As such, Penn State Athletics teams will no longer compete for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. In addition to the Big Ten’s announcement today, Penn State Athletics is suspending athletically-related activities indefinitely. This will include the cancellation of the annual Blue-White game. Statement from Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour: As heartbreaking as this is for our student-athletes, coaches and staff, it…

Coronavirus Precautions for Penn State Home Athletic Events

Limited attendance protocols in place from March 11 through April 3   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Athletics has remained in regular communication with University and Big Ten leadership to monitor developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). In response to decisions announced today by the University, Penn State Athletics will implement new attendance protocols for home competitions and events.   The following measures will be in place effective Wednesday, March 11 through Friday, April 3, at which time they will be re-evaluated:   All Penn State home competitions and practices will occur as originally scheduled. Attendance at all Penn…

Chambers Named Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year Semifinalist

ATLANTA – Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers was named one of semifinalists for the 2020 Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year Semifinalist as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club today. Chambers has guided the Nittany Lions to 21 overall wins and 11 Big Ten Conference wins, most league wins in his tenure at Penn State. An eight-game Big Ten Conference game win streak in January and February was the Nittany Lions’ longest in program history. Penn State has been ranked in the Associated Press poll for 10 weeks, and earned a ranking of ninth in the Associated Press poll,…