Keep updated on the latest news concerning Penn State sports in today’s Penn State Daily.
Update (3:06 p.m.)—
**Penn State wrestling great and two-time Hodge Trophy winner David Taylor threw out the first pitch at Friday’s Cleveland Guardians game. Taylor’s a native of St. Paris, Ohio, which is roughly three hours from Cleveland.
David Taylor, Olympic Champ & Penn State Great
Threw out the First Pitch at the Cleveland Guardians game this Wknd
Done by Danny Phillips, AKA Cameraman Dan@magicman_psu @pennstateWREST @NittanyLionWC @M2TC_wrestling pic.twitter.com/uBORpYSY65
— Penn State/NLWC Fan (@NlwcFan) June 24, 2023
Update (2:54 p.m.)—
**Blake Belin was at Penn State for this weekend’s White Out Camp. Belin (2025), is a 6-foot-3, 275-pound DT from Manhattan, New York’s Cardinal Hayes High School. Belin has offers from Duke, Temple, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
— Blake Belin (@BlakeBelin) June 25, 2023
Update (2:41 p.m.)—
**Penn State wrestling Class of 2023 signee AJ Fricchione is on campus. Fricchione, a New Jersey state finalist wrestler, committed to Penn State this past September. Fricchione, who goes to St. Joseph Regional High School, was a state finalist in the 195-pound weight class last season. He is currently the No. 17 prospect in the 182-pound weight class, according to FloWrestling. He’s wrestled in multiple weight classes throughout his career and also played football for St. Joseph. This season, he competed at Bergen Catholic High School, where he took fourth in the New Jersey state tournament.
Today is officially my first day on Penn State campus as a student. I am so grateful for this opportunity and cannot wait to achieve greatness with the best program in the world!!! 👊🏻
— Aj Fricchione (@AjFricchione) June 25, 2023
Update (9:00 a.m.)—
**James Horton was at Penn State’s specialist camp this weekend. Horton’s a long snapper from Connecticut’s Kohls High School.
Had a great time back @PennStateFball today! Had an awesome camp, made it to the final competition, and had a very strong charting session. Loved seeing the facilities and competing! Thank you @CoachCollins46 and the entire Penn State staff for hosting a great camp.@BobDecker49 pic.twitter.com/GRhOQUwFh0
— James Horton (@JamesHortonLS) June 24, 2023
Update (8:30 a.m.)—
**Hunter Smart was at Penn State for this weekend’s specialist camp. Smart (2025) is a long snapper from Ohio’s Austintown Fitch High School.
Had an amazing time at the Penn State specialists camp, and very grateful that I got to compete in the last long snapper competition. @PennStateFball @coachjfranklin @CoachCollins46 @FitchFootball @A_Ruggles15 pic.twitter.com/hXJADDk5K1
— Hunter Smart (@HunterSmart87) June 25, 2023
Update (8:00 a.m.)—
**Penn State football has extended an offer to Lex Cyrus (2025), an in-state, 5-foot-10, 170-pound WR/DB from Harrisburg’s Susquehanna Township High School. Cyrus was at Penn State’s White Out Camp this weekend. He also has offers from Duke, Iowa State, Nebraska, Old Dominion, Rutgers, Texas A&M, UConn, UMass and West Virginia.
After a great camp I am blessed to receive an offer from Penn State University! @coachjfranklin @CoachTHowle @CalvinLowry @Coach_Elby @coachmhagans @5KeepitR_E_A_L @SportsByBLinder @EdOBrienCFB @RivalsFriedman @HannaTwpFB #WeAre pic.twitter.com/gicOYMIx2x
— Lex Cyrus (@lexcyrus8) June 24, 2023