Penn State Lands Big 2020 Commitment

first_imgPenn State players run out onto the field.UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – NOVEMBER 18: Terrell Golden #4 and Maurice Evans #48 of Penn State celebrate as they enter the field before the game against Michigan State at Beaver Stadium November 18, 2006 in University Park, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)Penn State added a major piece to its 2020 recruiting class earlier today. Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic offensive lineman Golden Achumba is a Nittany Lion.Achumba became the sixth verbal commitment for Penn State in this recruiting cycle. He’s the second offensive lineman in the class, joining fellow three-star Grant Toutant.“I’m honored to have been able to experience the recruitment process,” Achumba wrote on Twitter. “With that being said, I am 100 percent committed to The Pennsylvania State University!”I’m committed to….#WeAre #PSUnrivaled #OneDeMatha #Blessed @PennStateFball @DeMathaFootball— BigDogGolden🇳🇬 (@Golden_A70) April 2, 2019Achumba committed to PSU after unofficially visiting campus last week.He is the 16th-ranked prospect in Maryland and the No. 24 offensive guard in the 2020 cycle, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.Penn State is coming off a 9-4 season and a loss in the Citrus Bowl. The Nittany Lions are entering year six under James Franklin.Currently, Penn State has the No. 13 recruiting class in the 2020 cycle. You can view their full haul here.last_img read more

Woman shot in the mouth by harpoon and survives

first_imgAn image of the woman’s injury. Pic: AP Photo/Rio de Janeiro State Health DepartmentA WOMAN HAS miraculously survived after her husband accidentally shot her in the mouth with a harpoon, Brazilian officials said.The Rio de Janeiro State Health Department said in a statement that the woman’s husband was cleaning his spear gun when it went off, firing a harpoon that hit her cervical spine.Elisangela Borborema Rosa (28) was rushed to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery after the incident in the coastal city of Arraial do Cabo.The statement quotes neurosurgeon Allan da Costa as saying that the harpoon came within 1 centimeter (less than half an inch) of killing the woman. He said he expects a full recovery.InvestigationA police officer in Arrial do Cabo said by telephone that officials are looking into the case.“Everything indicates it was an accident, but we are investigating. We don’t think the husband tried to kill her,” said the officer, who cited department policy in declining to let her name be used.But once she fully recovers we will be able to question her and get a clearer picture of what happened.last_img read more