First-year coach Rob Cooper recorded his first win as the Nittany Lion skipper
Nittany Lions open 2014 at Gardner Webb on Friday, Feb. 14
Senior trio closed out season with solid performance; sets tone for 2014
Lions split doubleheader with Hawkeyes
Friday's first pitch slated for 6:05 p.m. - Saturday is Wounded Warriors Game
DISTINGUISHED BIG TEN SCHOLAR (2012)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2012)AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Earned eight starts while appearing in 11 games as a sophomore ... His eight starts ranked third on the team ... Came on in relief for an inning, allowing no earned runs and no hits at Houston on March 5 ... Recorded the first win of his career against Houston Baptist on March 8, tossing 4.1 innings in relief while giving up one run on two hits ... Made his first career start at Temple on March 17 ... Pitched into the eighth inning in his longest start of the season, going 7.1 innings with three strikeouts while allowing three runs against Wright State on April 5 ... Posted seven innings of shutout baseball at Michigan on April 12, scattering two hits with a strikeout ... Went seven innings at Ohio State, giving up two runs on five hits and struck out three batters.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Redshirt season.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Appeared in one game before being shut down with an injury during the first week of the season ... Made his collegiate debut against Notre Dame during the Big East/Big Ten Challenge on February 20 ... Fired 1.2 innings and did not allow a hit to the Fighting Irish.
HIGH SCHOOL: Excelled as a member of the Westford Academy baseball team ... Led the Grey Ghosts to the Massachusetts Division I State Tournament for three straight seasons while capturing the school's first Dual County League Title in 18 years in 2009 ... Earned first team DCL All-Star status as a pitcher and infielder ... Selected to the first team Eastern Massachusetts squad as chosen by the Lowell Sun ... Also served as a captain ... Received MVP honors after batting .388 with three home runs, 28 RBIs and 31 runs scored as a senior ... Also finished with a 4-0 mark and a 0.87 ERA while averaging 1.6 strikeouts-per-nine-innings on the mound ... Competed for the Northeast Mudhens and led the squad to a top-50 national ranking and the Final 16 of the WWBA 18u Championships ... Struck out 37 batters during the season and tossed a 1-0, two-hit shutout against top-ranked Marucci Elite in the WWBA Championships ... Also competed for the Westford basketball team and set the school's career scoring record while earning All-State honors.
PERSONAL: Full name is Terrance David Jann, Jr. ... Born on September 9, 1991 in Summit, N.J. ... Parents are Terry and Corinne Jann ... Has an older sister, Alyssa, and a younger brother, Ryan ... Majoring in finance.