The Northeastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has determined that it is in the best interests of student-athletes, coaches, staff, and fans to cancel all fall sports competition. Abington, Berks and Harrisburg belong to the NEAC.
Penn State Harrisburg baseball player Bret Williams has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American Second Team. He is the first student-athlete in the college’s history to earn this recognition.
Penn State Harrisburg Intercollegiate Athletics recently honored the athletic, academic, and community achievements of its student-athletes during the 2020 Student-Athlete Award Ceremony video presentation.
Penn State Harrisburg men’s soccer won its first North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship by defeating Keuka College 3-2 in double overtime. For the first time in program history, the team will compete in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship Tournament.
For just the second time in program history, the Penn State Harrisburg baseball team competed in the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Tournament, earning the No. 2 seed in the four-team regional and recording its first NCAA tournament win. During the season, the team won five games over nationally ranked teams.
Penn State Harrisburg senior Cameron Yon became the first student-athlete in school history to win a national championship when he secured gold in the discus throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held Thursday, May 23, at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field programs will compete as an affiliate member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) beginning in 2019-20, as announced by the conference in April.
Kent Whiting, a 2007 Penn State Harrisburg graduate, has committed a gift of $150,000 to support new track and field facilities at the college. The Whiting Family Throwing Complex will help Penn State Harrisburg take its track and field program to a new level of excellence by providing for a facility on campus. The track and field teams currently train at off-campus locations.