BLOG: While some students would love to spend their summers in California, softball player Kristina Brackpool stayed in State College to improve her softball game instead of going back to her West coast home.
BLOG: The frigid State College temperatures in February and March make it nearly impossible to play on Beard Field early in the softball season. Penn State competes in four star-studded tournaments far away from home before its first home contest on March 18.
RECAP: Led by the arm and the bat of junior Macy Jones (Ashburn, Va.), the Penn State softball team earned a doubleheader split Sunday at the Citrus Classic, defeating Western Illinois 6-2 and falling to James Madison, 2-1 in eight innings.
RECAP: Led by freshman Mia Monopoli's pair of RBI, and the steady pitching of Marlaina Laubach (Northampton, Pa.) the Penn State softball team defeated Fordham 6-1 in its first of two games during Day 1 of the Citrus Classic.
PREVIEW: For the second time this season the Penn State softball team will travel to the Sunshine State to play non-conference games in a tournament format. The Lions will compete in the Citrus Classic II, which is being held at ESPN's Wide World of Sports in Orlando.