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Five different Nittany Lions found the back of the net as No. 7 Penn State defeated No. 20 Michigan, 5-1, to complete the weekend sweep
Freshman Denis Smirnov becomes the fourth Nittany Lion in program history to score three goals in a single game.
Freshman Nate Sucese registered a career-high three points, including two goals, as the Nittany Lions run their unbeaten streak to nine games
Skoff saves 39 shots, Berger tallies first-period goal, but Minnesota pulls away
Gophers earn the split with decisive victory over the Nittany Lions
Skated in 15 games registering three assists with a plus-9 rating ... had an assist during a 3-1 victory over Alaska-Anchorage (Nov. 12) ... picked up an assist during a 7-4 win against Arizona State (Nov. 18) ... assisted on a goal during a 5-1 victory over Michigan (Dec. 2).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Made 22 appearances ... Notched three points on three assists and a plus-1 rating ... Made collegiate debut against Notre Dame (Oct. 16) ... Tallied first career point with an assist in an 8-3 win over AIC (Oct. 23) and a season-best plus-3 rating ... Notched an assist the next day vs. AIC (Oct. 24) ... Earned first assist in a Big Ten game at Minnesota (Feb. 5) ... tallied an assist on the game winning goal in a 3-1 victory over Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 12) ... recorded an assist in the 7-4 win over Arizona State (Nov. 18) ... tallied an assist in the 5-1 victory over No. 20 Michigan (Dec. 2) ...
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played four seasons in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League for the Nanaimo Buccaneers (2012-14), Comox Valley Glacier Kings (2013-15) and select games for the Powell River Kings (2015) in the British Columbia Hockey League ... In VIJHL action, totaled 173 appearances with 37 goals, 132 assists and 169 points ... In 2012-13, played 57 games with eight goals and 33 assists for Nanaimo ... In 2013-14, played a total of 57 games, scoring 13 goals and 43 assists with action split between Nanaimo and Comox Valley ... In 2014-15, started with Comox Valley tallying 16 goals and 56 assists in 58 total games ... Appeared in 13 games for Powell with a goal and five assists ... Appeared in 40 games with two goals, eight assists in 2011-12 for the North Island Silvertips of the B.C. Major Midget League.
Born July 6, 1994 in Vancouver, British Columbia to Liza Furney and David Hamilton ... Has a younger sister, Sidney ... Intends to major in business and pursue a career in marketing.
HAMILTON ON PENN STATE
I chose Penn State because I have always been impressed with Penn State’s academic and athletic reputation.