Fall Report: Penn StateFall Report
Despite three consecutive losing seasons from 2017 to 2019, things were trending upward in Happy Valley last season, as the Nittany Lions had a 10-5 record when play halted. Additionally, they sported a team ERA of just 2.16, which was good for best in the Big Ten by a considerable margin. The gains weren’t exclusive to the mound either. Offensively, Penn State was hitting .289 as a team and was leading the circuit with 33 stolen bases in 34 tries.
“It’s no secret that we struggled going back to the 2017 season,” head coach Rob Cooper said.[…]