Special Sub-Topic: Pennsylvania College Nicknames
|What nickname is used by Edinboro University of Pennsylvania?|
Fighting Scots. The city of Edinboro was named after Edinburgh, in Scotland, so the Fighting Scots became a logical choice as a nickname for the University.
|What nickname was used by Gettysburg College?|
Bullets. Gettysburg College sports the nickname Bullets. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was the location of the bloodiest battle in the American Civil War. Even now, people still discover bullets and other artifacts from the battle, scattered about the fields surrounding the little town.
|What nickname was used by Mercyhurst College?|
Lakers. Mercyhurst College is located in Erie, Pennsylvania, on the shores of Lake Erie. Therefore, Lakers seems a good choice of a nickname. Mercyhurst fielded a Division I Men's Hockey team, which advanced to the "Frozen Four" tournament in 2001 and 2003.
|What nickname is used by the Big East team of Pittsburgh?|
Panthers. The Pittsburgh Panthers in 2002, did well in the Big East Conference with a 5th place finish. They were coached by Walt Harris.
|Penn State's football team's nickname is what?|
Nittany Lions. In June 2003, backup quarterback Gregory Hennigar was killed in an auto accident.
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