Penn State Softball vs. Wisconsin Coombs (2) Batting

Infielder Melody Coombs (2) swings, but misses on a pitch from Wisconsin during the Penn State Softball vs. Wisconsin game on Friday, April 29, 2022 at Beard Field in University Park Pa. Penn State was defeated 1-0 in the tenth inning. 

Penn State added a new face to its coaching staff Monday morning.

Head coach Clarisa Crowell announced James McIntyre was hired as the team's director of operations and player development. 

Before Happy Valley, McIntyre was Alabama's Olympic video athletics assistant, where he provided scouting videos for the softball team

In his new role, along with making scouting videos, the former Los Angeles Dodgers Single-A video associate will lead the Nittany Lions’ video operations and assist in using technology like Rapsodo, Blast Motion and Yakkertech. 

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