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Aug. 26, 2014
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Nittany Lion men's lacrosse team announced its fall schedule on Tuesday with a slate of three contests set for September and October, including another trip to the Capital Lacrosse Invitational in Bethesda, Maryland.
The Nittany Lions host their annual Alumni, Friends & Family Weekend Sept. 12-13 in Happy Valley, with a Blue-White scrimmage set for Friday night, Sept. 12. A tailgate hosted by the Penn State Lacrosse Parent Association takes place at 7 p.m. with the Alumni Game commencing at 7:30 p.m. The 2014-15 Nittany Lions take the field at 9 p.m. at Penn State Lacrosse Field.
On Saturday, Sept. 13, Penn State men's lacrosse hosts a golf outing at Mountain View Country Club with a post-round dinner reception at the Ramada Inn. The program will also give out team awards over the weekend honoring the 2014 season.
Penn State will take part in the third annual Capital Lacrosse Invitational (Oct. 12), which supports the Mario St. George Boiardi Foundation. The event, which takes place at the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, honors the memory of Cornell's George Boiardi, who lost his life in 2004. Penn State will play at 10 a.m. against Cornell before taking on UMBC at Noon.
The PSU program plays its fall schedule in preparation for its first season as an official Big Ten Conference member. The Big Ten Conference added lacrosse with the additions of Rutgers, Maryland and affiliate member Johns Hopkins to join PSU, Ohio State and Michigan. Penn State's 2015 regular season schedule will be announced in October.
2014 FALL SCHEDULE
Friday, Sept. 12 -- Blue-White Game, 9 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12 -- Cornell, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12 -- UMBC, Noon