Forget Arts Fest; it's a big football weekend in Happy Valley with the annual Lasch Bash this weekend. Several high-profile recruits will be visiting, according to Penn Live. Plus Penn State will hold its 15th annual Uplifting Athletes “Lift for Life” on Saturday, featuring Penn State football players competing in events from tug of war to sled pulls, all in the name of benefiting rare diseases.
Maybe we'll see Saquon Barkley do this again at this year's "Lift for Life" :
Penn State football also released their 2017 posters this week, delivered personally by Nittany Lion football players to fans at various locations around the state. Fans and players had fun tweeting their best gamefaces.
In Penn State swimming and diving news, PSU junior diver Hector Garcia Boissier earned silver at the FINA Diving Bolzano Grand Prix in Italy just before the upcoming 17th FINA World Swimming and Diving Championships, set for this weekend in Hungary. Other Penn Staters attending the championships include Shane Ryan, swimming for Ireland, competing in the 50m and 100m backstroke and the 400m medley relay
Penn State women’s swimmer Ally McHugh will participate on the U.S. roster in the World University Games in Taiwan in August, competing in the 400m individual medley relay. She'll also be joined in Taiwan by PSU swimmer Shane Ryan.
And the winner for most random news is …
Through the Nittany Lion Club, you can name a Lasch Building football locker after yourself or your family member, if you so desire… for a small fee, of course.