Middletown, PA - The Nittany Lion baseball team will kick off their season Friday due to a schedule change with host school Eastern Mennonite. The blue and white will play four games on the road to begin their 2018 campaign.
Fredericksburg, VA - Freshman Sarah Lehman has been named Capital Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year for the Indoor season. Lehman and freshman teammate Rae Ray Taylor were also named to the 1st and 2nd All-CAC Teams.
St. Mary’s City, MD – Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball finished their season in style with two double digit wins in the final week of play. The Lions did not hit all their goals this season, but with the majority of players returning, proved to themselves that the road ahead is looking much brighter. Harrisburg defeated the Seahawks 71-55 on Saturday February 17th.
St. Mary’s City, MD - The Penn State Harrisburg women’s basketball team closed out their 2017-2018 season on the road against the St. Mary’s Seahawks on Saturday February 17th. After a tight first half, the Lions took control of the second half on way to a 72-54 win.
Newport News, Va- Penn State Harrisburg Men's Track & Field team tied for 5th place at the 2017-18 CAC Indoor Track & Field Championships. The Blue & White were lead by Jalil Clayton who scored team points in six events. The Lions recorded 58 team points in the Championships.
Newport News, Va- Penn State Harrisburg Women's Track & Field team took 6th place at the 2017-18 CAC Indoor Track & Field Championships. Sarah Lehman and Rae Rae Taylor captured CAC Championships in the Triple Jump and Long Jump. As a team, the Blue & White scored 54 points.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Penn State Harrisburg was picked seventh in the 2018 CAC Softball Preseason Poll. Defending champion Christopher Newport was selected as the early favorite in the 2018 Capital Athletic Conference Softball Preseason Poll. In a vote among the conference head coaches, the Captains received six first-place votes and totaled 48 points to land atop the poll.
Newport News, Va- Penn State Harrisburg’s Men’s Track & Field will travel to Christopher Newport this weekend to compete in the CAC Championships. The Lions have seven athletes seeded in the top 4 entering this weekend’s championships.
The Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships are being held Friday and Saturday February 16-17. Penn State Harrisburg is in a great position in many events and will likely come home with a few individual titles. Check out the tournament Central Page for details, video, and live stats of the CAC Championship.
Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball started their game on Wednesday February 14th with the knowledge their post season hopes had ended. The Lions did however have the chance to play spoiler to the Marymount Saints, who are currently in 7th place and hoping to stay in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) playoff hunt.
Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg hosted the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) top seeded Marymount Saints on Wednesday February 14th. The Lions played their first twenty minutes with precision and took a 20-19 lead into the locker room. Unfortunately, they were not able to keep the pace and shots falling for them in the second half. The Saints used a dominating third quarter and then eased into their 21st win of the season.
Middletown, Pa. – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s golf team has one of their all-time best golfers taking the head coaching reigns in the Spring of 2018. Tyler Shank, a former Penn State Harrisburg four year starter, has been named the head men’s and women’s interim golf coach. Shank was the assistant coach during the Fall season.
Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg could not overcome a strong second half surge by the Captains of Christopher Newport, falling on Senior Day. The Lions got excellent efforts from all three of its seniors, led by Tariq Bennett who score 17 points making three three-pointers. Austin Chimuma added six points and six rebounds. Finally Donte Vaughn played 20 minutes of excellent defense challenging Captains players up and down the court.
Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg upset bid against conference foe Christopher Newport fell just short despite an excellent effort from the Lions on Senior Day. Senior Tessa Dolce recorded a double-double with 22 points and gathering 10 rebounds. Fellow Janel Brown also recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. The Lions also got gutsy efforts from Shanique Mattis, Laurel Amey, and Rachel Miller whom all played the entire 40 minutes.
Middletown, PA – 24 hours after the originally scheduled tip-off, Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Basketball nearly had a season defining moment Thursday throwing everything they had at #7 York. Foul trouble and stellar Free-Throw shooting by the Spartans would ultimately be the difference maker as the Lions fell short 64-75 in the teams first ever White-Out game supporting Penn State Harrisburg Benefiting THON.
Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg Women’s Basketball team fell to local CAC foe York despite a monster effort from Tessa Dolce. Dolce scored 23 points while gathering in 14 rebounds. The Lions offense also got a boost from Rachel Miller who added 11 points.
Harrisburg, Pa- Due to the Inclement Winter Weather the Men's and Women's Home Basketball games on February 7th against York College are canceled. These games will be rescheduled for Thursday at February 8th at 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. We will participating in our White Out Cancer Game with all proceeds benefiting THON.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams continued their strong 2017-18 campaign by participating in the S.U. Challenge. Facing a mix of CAC foes and Division I & II competition, the Lions showcased their abilities on the track and in the field breaking five school records along the way.
Fredericksburg, VA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team playoff hopes ended on Saturday February 3rd when they traveled to play the Mary Washington Eagles. Kahlill Williams scored 19 and Chris Bing had a 17-point night in the disappointing outcome for the Lions.
Fredericksburg, VA – The Penn State Harrisburg women’s basketball team traveled to face off against the Mary Washington Eagles on Saturday February 3rd. The fourth place Eagles took an early lead on way to a 73-63 win. Unfortunately, the loss puts the Lions officially out of the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) playoff hunt.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Two-time defending champion Salisbury edged Christopher Newport for the top spot in the 2018 Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Preseason Poll. The Sea Gulls totaled six first-place votes and 78 points to narrowly edge out CNU (75 points, 4 first-place votes) in a vote among the conference head coaches. Marymount finished third in the voting with 62 points, followed by Frostburg State (54) and Mary Washington (46) in the top five. Wesley and York were deadlocked in a sixth-place tie with 40 points apiece. The CAC Tournament will once again feature six teams in 2018. Penn State Harrisburg took eighth place with 27 points, with St. Mary's (18) and Southern Virginia (10) rounding out the voting in ninth and 10th, respectively.
Middletown, PA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team faced off against the Frostburg State Bobcats on Wednesday January 31st. Both teams battled hard and held leads throughout the game, but in the end, the Bobcats pulled away in the final minute for a 78-72 win.
Middletown, PA – The Penn State Harrisburg Lions hosted the Frostburg State University (FSU) Bobcats on Wednesday January 31st. The Lions played tough throughout most of the contest, but Frostburg’s 13-20 from three-point land was a significant factor. With a strong start and finish to the game, the Bobcats were able to head home with an 80-68 win despite a 22-point night from Tessa Dolce.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Men’s and Women’s Track Teams traveled to Bucknell University take compete against athletes from all levels of collegiate competition. Pushed by the excellent level of their fellow athletes, the Lions earn of their best time and distances of the season.
Middletown, PA - Polish off your golf clubs and hit the greens with Penn State Harrisburg Athletics. The 8th annual Penn State Harrisburg golf tournament presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster will take place on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at both the Harrisburg Country Club and Colonial Golf and Tennis Club.
Buena Vista, VA – Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Basketball fell in its road contest matchup against Southern Virginia. Kahlil Williams and Chris Bing led the Lions in scoring with 13 each. Anthony Bennett Jr. add 12 points off the bench.
Buena Vista, VA – Penn State Harrisburg Women’s Basketball team could not overcome a strong second half effort from Southern Virginia falling in its road matchup. Shanique Mattis led the offense Lions in scoring with 17 points. Laurel Amey had one her best games of the season scoring 16 points and gathering 8 rebounds. Tessa Dolce posted another double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Dover, DE – Penn State Harrisburg’s Men’s Basketball fell in its conference matchup against Wesley College. The Lions were led by Chris Bing who scored 18 points while gathering in 11 rebounds. Kahlil Williams also had a good outing, scoring 20 points on 7 of 9 shooting.
Dover, DE – Penn State Harrisburg’s Women’s Basketball team would overcome a fourteen point halftime defect to force overtime against CAC foe Wesley. The Lions would fall in overtime, despite a career night from senior Tessa Dolce. Dolce scored a career high 28 points while gathering in 14 rebounds. Janel Brown also had a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.