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PSU affiliate to name baseball field after Matt McGloin

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04:29 PM ET 03.13 | In two years, it will be opening day at Matt McGloin Field. It doesn't sound real, but the Penn State satellite campus in the hometown of the walk-on-turned-starting-quarterback for the Nittany Lions will name their baseball stadium after McGloin, who went 8-4 as a senior this season.

Penn State Worthington Scranton will open their new baseball field in 2014, and are trying to raise $125,000 to keep the stadium permanently named after McGloin. The quarterback from a town probably best known as the setting of TV's "The Office" began his career as a walk-on under Joe Paterno, but earned playing time as a sophomore and junior. He didn't truly blossom until this past year, when in the wake of a massive sexual abuse scandal, he led Penn State to an 8-4 season, throwing for 3,271 yards and 24 touchdowns against just five interceptions.

Onward State

, Matthew Hoist Matthew Hoist
March 13, 2013  04:35 PM ET

Wow...guys still in school and getting a playing field named for him...

But it is a good story. Good for him

March 13, 2013  06:03 PM ET

Whaaaaat?

March 13, 2013  07:37 PM ET

Congrats?

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