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Liam Folkes
Liam  Folkes

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Scarborough, Ontario

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 177

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
02/26/1996

Last team:
Brockville Braves (CCHL)

Major:
Division of Undergraduate Studies


12/02/2017

Jones Strong as MHKY Earns, 4-0, Shutout at #11 OSU

Peyton Jones earns his third career shutout to tie for the Penn State all-time record in 4-0 victory at Ohio State

11/24/2017

Four Goal 1st Helps MHKY Cruise Past MSU, 7-2

Sophomore Liam Folkes and Sam Sternschein each collected a pair of goals to pace the offense in a victory over Michigan State

11/10/2017

#19 MHKY Falls to #6 Notre Dame, 5-3

Junior Andrew Sturtz moves into third on the Penn State all-time points list, but the Nittany Lions drop game one against Notre Dame, 5-3

11/04/2017

Robinson, Sturtz Lead #17 MHKY Past Mercyhurst, 7-5

A program-best five-point effort from Andrew Sturtz and a hat-trick from James Robinson pace the offense in a 7-5 victory over Mercyhurst

10/27/2017

Gober's Goal Lifts #15 MHKY Past Michigan, 5-4, in OT Thiller

Sophomore Blake Gober scored the game-winning goal just 53 seconds into overtime to help lift No. 15 Penn State past Michigan, 5-4

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017-18
... 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) 

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.

 

PERSONAL

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.”

@PennStateMHKY

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