Penn State Nittany Lions baseball

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Penn State Nittany Lions
Penn State Athletics wordmark.svg
University Pennsylvania State University
Head coach Rob Cooper (4th season)
Conference Big Ten
Location University Park, Pennsylvania
Home stadium Medlar Field at Lubrano Park (2007–present)
(Capacity: 5,570)
Nickname Nittany Lions
Colors Blue and White[1]
         
Conference history Atlantic 10
College World Series runner-up
1957
College World Series appearances
1952, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1973
NCAA Tournament appearances
1952, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 2000
Conference champions
1996

The Penn State Nittany Lions baseball team is the varsity intercollegiate athletic team of the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, United States. The team competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I and are members of the Big Ten Conference.


College World Series[edit]

Penn State baseball has appeared in the College World Series five times. Its best result was runner-up in 1957.[2][3]

Championship Results[edit]

College World Series[2][3]

Year Rank
1952 4
1957 2
1959 4
1963 6
1973 8

Super Regionals[3]

Year Rank
2000 2

Regionals[3]

Year Rank
2000 1
1976 5
1975 3
1975 4
1974 4
1973 1
1972 2
1971 3
1970 3
1967 3
1963 1
1962 3
1959 1
1958 3
1957 1
1956 3
1955 3

All-Time Scores[edit]

  • 1952 (2-2)
    • Penn St. 5, Texas 3
    • Penn St. 12, Duke 7
    • Missouri 3, Penn St. 2
    • Holy Cross 15, Penn St. 4
  • 1957 (3-2)
    • Penn St. 7, Florida St. 0
    • Penn St. 4, Texas 1
    • California 8, Penn St. 0
    • Penn St. 5, Notre Dame 4
    • California 1, Penn St. 0
  • 1959 (2-2)
    • Penn St. 5, Connecticut 3
    • Oklahoma St. 8, Penn St. 6
    • Penn St. 7, Clemson 0
    • Oklahoma St. 4, Penn St. 3
  • 1963 (1-2)
    • Arizona 8, Penn St. 1
    • Penn St. 3, Western Mich. 0
    • Texas 6, Penn St. 4 (10innings)
  • 1973 (0-2)
    • Arizona St. 3, Penn St. 1
    • Oklahoma 6, Penn St. 0

[2]

Awards[edit]

Jace Diesing Sr. Most Outstanding Player Award

  • 1957: Cal Emery

[2]

Shutouts[edit]

  • 1957: Ed Drapcho, Penn St. vs. Florida St., 6-8-57 (7-0)
  • 1959: Ron Riese, Penn St. vs. Clemson, 6-15-59 (7-0)
  • 1963: Dick Noe, Penn St. vs. Western Mich., 6-11-63 (3-0)

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Penn State Artwork (PDF). The Pennsylvania State University. October 24, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "GENERAL CWS RECORDS" (PDF). Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Penn State University College World Series History". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 

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