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Spirit Weekend 2019

Are you interested in playing at Penn State Beaver? Come to Athletics Spirit Weekend 2019, February 8-10, to meet coaches and players and to find out about our outstanding athletic and academic programs.

Due to an overwhelming response, registration for Athletics Spirit Weekend has been suspended. A limited number of student-athletes may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Please email your sport’s coach or the athletics recruiter, Brian Bibey, at bbb14@psu.edu to determine if space is available.

Plan to visit Penn State Beaver during our Athletics Spirit Weekend February 8-10 to meet coaches and players and find out about our outstanding athletic and academic programs. This is a great opportunity to learn what it’s like to be a student athlete at Penn State Beaver.

You and your family are invited to join us for this free, three-day program beginning Friday, February 8. Meet with our coaches, discuss academics with our faculty, and have dinner with our student athletes. Join us for a pool party at our host hotel, Home 2 Suites by Hilton, following dinner. 

On Saturday, February 9, join us for an athletics presentation, admissions “next steps” program, and a financial aid discussion. You’ll have VIP seating at our women’s and men’s basketball games, and will be our invited guests at a private dinner with Penn State Beaver alumni athletes before our Hall of Fame induction program.

An athlete send-off will occur on Sunday, February 10, at Home 2 Suites. Complimentary breakfast will be provided by the hotel.

The program is FREE for prospective student athletes and their immediate families.

For more information, contact Brian Bibey, athletic recruiter, at beaverathletics@psu.edu or (724) 773-3857.


Friday, February 8

3:30 p.m. Registration begins
3:45 p.m. Coaches social
4:30 p.m. Campus tours
5:30 p.m. Academic meetings with faculty
6:15 p.m. Dinner with student athletes
8:00 p.m. Pool party at Home 2 Suites by HIlton

Saturday, February 9

9:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast
9:45 a.m. Athletics presentation
10:15 a.m. Admissions “Next Steps”
10:45 a.m. Financial aid presentation
11:15 a.m. Campus tours
Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Women’s basketball vs Penn State Fayette
3:00 p.m. Men’s basketball vs Penn State Fayette
6:00 p.m. VIP dinner with athletics alumni
7:20 p.m. Hall of Fame induction

Sunday, February 10

8:30 a.m. Athlete send-off with complimentary breakfast provided by Home 2 Suites

Note: All meals, events, and programs are free for prospective student-athletes and their immediate families. Penn State Beaver is unable to reimburse for any transportation expenses to the event, including travel between the host hotel and the campus. 

Hotel information

Home 2 Suites by Hilton, which is less than a mile from campus, is offering a special rate for Athletics Spirit Weekend. 

Weekend rate is $99 per night for a standard queen suite and $104 for a 2 Queen or King suite. Each suite feature a 42" HDTV, a large work area, sleeper sofa, and a fully loaded kitchen with a full-size refrigerator/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and sink.

Complimentary breakfast, free WiFi, and indoor saline pool are also included.

To make a reservation, call the hotel directly at 724-770-1101 and reference the PSU block to receive the discount when booking. Or go online at www.pittsburghareabeavervalley.home2suitesbyhilton.com. Click on the box that says "Group Code" and type in "PSU" for the discounted rate.

Home 2 Suites Beaver Valley
1000 Wagner Road Extension South
Monaca, PA 15061