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Penn State's season was cut short by Denver in the NCAA Tournament for the second-consecutive season
Penn State will be making its second-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance this weekend at the Midwest Regional in Allentown
After sweeping Minnesota in the Big Ten Quarterfinals, Penn State will travel to South Bend for a single-elimination Big Ten Semifinal matchup on Saturday evening
Penn State will travel to top-seeded Notre Dame next Saturday for the single-elimination Big Ten semifinals.
Penn State will host Minnesota this weekend at Pegula Ice Arena in a best-of-three series in the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017-18
Skated in all 38 games scoring 13 goals and adding 10 assists for 23 points... he registered a goal and tallied an assist in a 4-1 victory over St. Lawrence (Oct. 7) ... notched a goal in a 7-5 win over AIC (Oct. 19) ... tallied an assist in a 5-4 victory over Michigan (Oct. 27) ... registered a goal in the 7-5 victory over Mercyhurst (Nov. 4) ... tallied an assist in a 5-3 loss at Notre Dame (Nov. 10) ... assisted a goal during a 4-2 victory at Arizona State (Nov. 18) ... notched two goals in a 7-2 win over Michigan State (Nov. 24) ... recorded a pair of points with a goal and an assist in a 4-0 shutout at No. 11 Ohio State (Dec. 2) ... tallied an assist during a 5-2 victory over Robert Morris (Dec. 8) ... registered a goal in a 3-3 tie with No. 15 Wisconsin, he then scored the lone goal in the shootout to secure the extra point in Big Ten standing (Jan. 6) ... notched a goal in a 2-3 loss at No. 20 Michigan (Jan 20) ... collected a goal in a 4-2 loss at No. 18 Wisconsin (Jan. 26) ... notched a goal in a 2-2 tie against No. 2 Notre Dame (Feb. 3) ... assisted a goal in a 3-2 victory over Michigan State (Feb. 17) ... registered a goal in game one and tallied an assist in game two during a weekend sweep over No. 8 Minnesota (Feb. 23-24) ... notched a goal and registered a pair of assists in a 6-5 game two victory over No. 11 Minnesota during the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals (March 2-3) ... scored the lone goal in a 5-1 setback against No. 3 Denver in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Semifinal (March 24)
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17
Skated in 27 games scoring six goals and adding seven assists for 13 points ... named to the Big Ten Tournament All-Tournament Team ... collected his first collegiate point with an assist on opening night during a 4-2 victory over No. 16 St. Lawrence (Oct. 6) ... had one assist during a 7-0 victory over Mercyhurst (Oct. 14) ... tallied an assist in game one and registered one goal and two assists in game two of the weekend sweep over Arizona State (Nov. 18-19) ... recorded the unassisted game-winning goal in the 6-1 victory over No. 20 Michigan (Dec. 1) ... collected one goal during a 5-2 win over Michigan State (Jan. 13) ... Tallied one assist in a 6-3 loss versus Minnesota (Feb. 17) ... scored the opening goal of the Big Ten Tournament during a 4-1 victory over Michigan (Mar. 16) ... scored both goals including the game-winner in double-overtime in the Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin (Mar. 18) ... had an assist in a 10-3 victory over Union in the NCAA Tournament (Mar. 25).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Was a member of the Brockville Braves of the Central Canadian Hockey League (CCHL) over the past two seasons scoring 63 goals and adding 55 assists for 118 points in 109 games ... was named team MVP following the 2014-15 campaign after registering 72 points in 60 games on 37 goals and 35 helpers.
Born February 26, 1996 in Toronto, Ontario to Ali Evanoff and Carl Folkes ... Has a twin brother Tre Folkes ... Father Carl competed in the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in track & field ... Intends to major in business management.
FOLKES ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because athletically and academically it has anything and everything anyone would want. Not only is Penn State nationally recognized, but the opportunities are endless with a degree from this University.”