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Penn State Non-Conference Schedule Released! Home Games Against Syracuse, West Virginia, & Virginia Highlight the Schedule


The Penn State Lady Lions non-conference schedule as been released and it's impressive.

Check out the schedule with the Lady Lion's Release HERE!

Three Power 5 opponents will visit the Bryce Jordan Center, Syracuse, West Virginia, and Virginia. Syracuse and West Virginia are likely Home-and-Home matchups for the Lions. Penn State visited Syracuse in 2020-21 when the Orange were ranked #22 and took them down to the wire, the Lions fell 82-72. This seems to be the return game, Penn State has a 16-4 series lead with Syracuse with a 12-0 record at home. Penn State will also host West Virginia on Dec. 11th, PSU leads the all-time series with WVU 25-6. Finally, Penn State will face the Virginia Cavaliers who hold a 3-4 advantage in the series against Penn State.

The Lady Lions will also have five other home opponents: Norfolk State, Fairfield, Bryant, Youngstown State, and Cornell. The Lions only have a history with the Fairfield Stags (4-0) and Youngstown State (4-0), with the remaining teams all being the first game all-time.

Finally, the schedule is highlighted by a true road game and two neutral site games. Penn State will take a trip to Philadelphia to face off against the Drexel Dragons. The Lions hold a 4-2 lead in the overall series, but when the Lions visited Drexel in 2016-17 they got smashed 83-60 before winning the home game in 2017-18 84-70. PSU will also play two neutral in the Daytona Beach Invitational, with other teams to be decided.

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