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The U.S. Women's National Team announced their World Cup roster and it will feature former Nittany Lions Ali Krieger and Alyssa Naeher. Krieger, selected to her second World Cup squad, slots in as a starter and arguably best defender on the U.S., meanwhile Naeher, making her World Cup squad debut, is the third goalkeeper behind Hope Solo and Ashlyn Harris. If you're interested in watching them before they leave for the great white north, they'll be playing on the east coast against Korea Republic at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey for the last game of their Send-Off Series on May 30.

Jeff Gordon On Campus: As part of an partnership announcement between Axalta and Penn State for STEM, an initiative to promote science, technology, engineering, and math education, Jeff Gordon unveiled a new Penn State-themed paint scheme for his Number 24 car on campus. The car will be running at the upcoming NASCAR Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 7, where Penn State College of Engineering and Smeal College of Business students will also have an opportunity to learn from his Hendrick Motorsports team at the event.

What Makes A Nittany Lion?: Penn State researchers have started collecting samples of the "Original Nittany Lion" in order begin sequencing the genome of the extinct Pennsylvania mountain lion. If you were interesting in supporting their research, here's their site.

Back On Top: Penn State men’s volleyball extended their win streak to 11, clinched the EIVA/EVCL title, and the top seed in the conference tournament. This marks their 31st conference regular season title and the culmination of a turnaround following their 0-6 start.

So Close: Penn State men’s gymnastics took third at the NCAA Championships. Freshman Thad Lawson took home the individual title in the floor exercise after posting his career-high score.

Ready To Flip: In preparation for the Blue-White game, Onward State has an interview with the new Drum Major Jimmy Frisbie.

On A Serious Note: State College Police are still trying find more information on this guy in connection with an apartment assault on Saturday in Beaver Hill.