Zach Zwinak Chosen as Ironman of the Game for Purdue Contest

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Nov. 19, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Running back Zach Zwinak (Frederick, Md) has been named this week's Iron Workers Local Union No.3 "Ironman of the Game" for the third time this season. Zwinak logged 149 yards and three touchdowns in the match-up with Purdue. He initially set his career-best of three touchdowns in the game against UCF earlier this season.

      Zwinak totals at 12 touchdowns and 725 yards so far this season. He has started six games with appearances in the other four.

     The running back was the 22nd Nittany Lion to achieve a 1,000-yard rushing season in Penn State history in the 2012 season. In addition, he was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection. He ran for a total of 1,177 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns that season.

     Nittany Lion fans vote online each week throughout the football season for the Iron Workers Local Union No. 3 "Ironman of the Game." Visit this page to follow the weekly voting and cast your vote for the week's top performer on the field. The 2013 Penn State Football "Ironman of the Game" is presented by Iron Workers Local Union No. 3, Building Beaver Stadium- Where Penn State Football Legends are made.

     Penn State single game tickets are still available. Ticket purchases and information is available at or fans can call 1-800-NITTANY (648-8269) weekdays from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Pre-paid single game parking passes for the general parking lots are also available at


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