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Penn State Women's Rugby took home their fifth straight title following a 15-5 victory over BYU in a defensive battle at the USA Rugby College 15s National Championship in Moraga, California. This triumph marks Nittany Lion women's eleventh title in the 15s. Next, the team will set their sights on repeating their 7s national championship later this month, they had won their first 7s championship last year.

Double Gold: Penn State ability athlete Max Rohn took home gold in both the shot put and discus at the Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida with distances of 13.02 meters and 52.37 meters respectively. He dominated both events for the entire competition and is now looking to join the United States Paralympic Team later this summer in Rio. The Penn Stater magazine has a little more on Max.

Familiar Face Gets A Promotion: Former Nittany Lion basketball star Joe Crispin has been named the head coach of men's basketball at Rowan University. He spent the last two years as an assistant with both the men's and women's basketball teams at the school. The longtime head coach, Joe Cassidy, will remain on the staff as an associate head coach.

Fixing History: After taking the Philadelphia Eagles' offensive coordinator, Frank Reich was having a discussion with a reporter about working for the same organization that had drafted his father, former Penn State linebacker and center Frank Reich, when another reported the Eagles' only had records of drafting a Frank Relch. He had the organization address the error in the official records, but found the same error on a plaque when he arrived at Penn State for Christian Hackenberg's workout.

Success After Falling: You may remember former Penn State cheerleader, Paige Raque, from the headlines following her fall from a fifth-floor window at Calder Commons. The Centre Daily Times has a profile of her journey from recovery to walking across the stage to receive her degree. She'll continue her grad school education to become a speech therapist at the University of Kentucky.

Quick Hits: The ruling to overturn the NCAA ban on satellite camps means James Franklin and his staff will be traveling this summer, 247 has the preliminary list of destinations. Already home to numerous former Nittany Lion soccer players, the National Women's Soccer League commissioner visited campus to explore collaborations between Penn State and the league beyond the field.