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Evan Galimberti
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Evan  Galimberti

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
State College, Pa.

High School:
State College Area

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 279

Position:
G/C

Experience:
SO

H.S. Coach:
Al Wolski

 

  • After moving to State College as a youngster, Galimberti dreamed of running through the south tunnel of Beaver Stadium as a member of the Nittany Lions.
  • He played in his first career game during the 2014 season in Penn State’s win over UMass.
  • Galimberti turned down Holy Cross, Penn, Princeton and other schools for the opportunity to be a walk-on at Penn State.
  • He will enter camp as a central figure to bolster the depth along the Penn State offensive line.
  • One of the squad’s premier students, Galimberti brings a 3.73 cumulative grade-point average into the summer, within the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
  • He joins Matthew Baney, Adam De Boef and Jack Haffner as returning Nittany Lions who played at State College Area High School.
  • Galimberti is among 13 returning Nittany Lions from Central Pennsylvania.

    ➤ 2014 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
    In his first season on the field, Galimberti saw action during Penn State’s 48-7 win over UMass.

    ➤ 2013 ➤ True Freshman Season
    Redshirt season.

    ➤ High School
    Lettered twice as a two-way lineman at State College Area High School for head coach Al Wolski and was a stalwart on the offensive line for the Little Lions...Selected a team captain during his senior season and helped the team to a 9-4 overall mark...The Little Lions ran for more than 180 yards in 10 games, including five 200-plus yardage games and a season-high 321 yards behind Galimberti and the offensive line...As a junior in 2011, helped Little Lion and Nittany Lion teammate Jack Haffner rush for more than 2,000 yards...Selected to play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic...Lettered for the indoor track and field team...Named to the High Honor Roll for every marking period during his prep career and was a SCASD Faculty Scholar.

    ➤ Personal
    Full name is Evan Barsness Galimberti...Son of Mark Galimberti and Elaine Barsness, both of whom are Penn State graduates...Has one sister, Katy...His father was a Penn State football manager in the mid-1980s...Galimberti is enrolled in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and interested in studying energy engineering...He brought a 3.73 cumulative grade-point average into the summer...Born September 12, 1994 in Coatesville, Pa.

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