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Junior Andrew Sturtz secures career point No. 100 and Peyton Jones makes 18 third period saves as Penn State defeats Michigan State 3-2.
The 18th-ranked Nittany Lions travel to PPG Paints Arena for a Friday contest against Bobby Mo before returning to Pegula on Saturday to close out the first semester of play
Andrew Sturtz scored with 0.7 seconds left in regulation and potted the lone shootout goal as Penn State earns two points against No. 11 Ohio State
Penn State travels to columbus for a pair of games this weekend against the 11th-ranked Buckeyes
Michigan State earns the extra point with a shootout victory, but the Nittany Lions secure their first Big Ten series victory of the year with a four-point weekend
Skated in 20 games scoring one goal and adding nine assists for 10 points ... registered a pair of assists for two points in a 4-1 win at St. Lawrence (Oct. 7) ... tallied two assists in a 7-2 victory and recorded an assist in a 2-2 tie against Michigan State (Nov. 24-25) ... notched his first goal of the season and tallied an assist during a 5-5 tie at No. 11 Ohio State (Dec. 1) ... registered a pair of assists in a 3-2 victory at Michigan State (Feb. 17) ... tallied an assist in a 5-1 victory over No. 8 Minnesota (Feb. 23)
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17
Skated in 25 games before a season-ending injury ... registered two goals and 13 assists for 15 points while blocking 44 shots ... collected a pair of assists during a 7-0 victory at Mercyhurst (Oct. 14) ... registered an assist during a 3-3 overtime draw against No. 3 Notre Dame (Oct. 21) ... registered an assist during a 4-1 victory over Canisius (Oct. 28) ... scored a goal during during a 4-2 victory over Canisius (Oct. 29) ... had two assists in a 5-1 win over Niagara (Nov. 3) ... registered an assist in a 3-1 victory over Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 12) ... recorded an assist in game one and a goal in game two in a weekend sweep over Arizona State (Nov. 18-19) ... had an assist on the game-winning goal during a 5-1 victory over No.20 Michigan (Dec. 2) ... registered an assist in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State (Jan. 14) ... tallied two assits in a 5-4 loss against Princeton (Jan. 28) ... recorded one assist in a 6-3 victory against Wisconsin (Feb. 10).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Made 37 appearances with 17 points on three goals and 14 assists ... Posted a plus-10 rating, which ranked fourth on the team and second among defensemen ... Blocked 46 shots, which was second on the team ... Posted first collegiate point in debut at Canisius (Oct. 10) and posted a plus-3 rating ... Added an assist vs. Notre Dame (Oct. 17) ... Posted first multi-point game with a pair of assists in an 8-2 win over Sacred Heart (Nov. 13) ... Dished an assist in homecoming to Philadelphia during 4-0 win over Vermont (Nov. 29) ... Tallied points in back-to-back games for first time with assists vs. Princeton (Dec. 11) and Robert Morris (Dec. 28) ... Scored first career goal by tying the score with less than five minutes remaining at Ohio State (Jan. 22) before the Nittany Lions won in overtime ... Posted a career-best four-game point streak (Feb. 13-March 4), while earning a combined plus-7 ... Scored and posted a plus-3 in a 7-4 loss to Ohio State (Feb. 20) ... Notched second career multi-point game with a power-play goal and assist in the Big Ten Semifinals against No. 7 Michigan (March 18).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played two-plus seasons for the Tri-City Storm of the USHL, featuring in 125 games ... Tallied seven goals and 21 assists in the 2014-15 regular season, adding a goal and an assist in the playoffs ... Scored a goal and nine assists in 2013-14 ... Member of the Team Comcast 18U squad in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... Member of the 2012 U.S. Junior Olympics squad ... Played three years for Holy Ghost Prep.
Born Feb. 9, 1996 in Philadelphia to Son of Ron and Carol Kerr ... Has an older sister, Kaitlyn, who played soccer at Duke ... Graduated from Holy Ghost Prep in 2014 ... Anticipates a major in business.
KERR ON PENN STATE
"I want the very best college experience possible, along with the best hockey experience possible. So choosing Coach Gadowsky, the Pegula Ice Arena, and the academics of Penn State, all while being close to home was a very easy decision to make."