To support its broad-based program, Penn State has athletic facilities the equal of any school in the country. On the east side of campus lies perhaps the most recognizable of the athletic venues – 107,282-seat Beaver Stadium and the 15,300-seat Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State tabbed $176 million for the construction and renovation of a number of facilities, many of which have been or are near completed, including new constructions for baseball, softball, golf, field hockey, track and field and soccer.Read More Watch Video
The $55 million Bryce Jordan Center academic/athletic convocation and events center is the home for the Nittany Lion and Lady Lion basketball teams. Penn State’s gymnastics, volleyball and wrestling teams compete in the newly refurbished, 6,846-seat Rec Hall. Other athletic facilities include newly refurbished Jeffrey Field, the home for soccer and lacrosse, with its stadium seating for 5,000 fans and adjacent state-of-the-art soccer practice fields completed in 2008; Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, a magnificent 5,400-seat baseball facility located adjacent to Beaver Stadium which has served as the home of Penn State baseball since 2006; Nittany Lion Track; the $16 million Indoor Multi-Sport facility which houses a state-of-the-art track among the best in the world and a turf practice field; the $2.1 million Sarni Tennis Center as well as an indoor tennis facility; the Bigler Athletic Complex, Lasch indoor practice facility, White Building gymnastics and recreational facility, the Ernest B. McCoy Natatorium with an adjoining outdoor pool; two 18-hole University golf courses and new Tombros Varsity Clubhouse and the currently under construction Nittany Lion softball stadium.