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Nate Sucese
Nate  Sucese


Fairport, N.Y.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175



Last team:
Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)

Division of Undergraduate Studies


4th-seed MHKY Stunned in B1G Semifinals by Top-Seed Notre Dame, 3-2

Jack Jenkins ripped home a rebound in the final minute of regulation to break a 2-2 tie and give Notre Dame the 3-2 victory


4th-seed MHKY Battles #1 Notre Dame in B1G Semi's on Saturday

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


#4 MHKY Finishes Off Sweep of #5 Minnesota in B1G Quarterfinals, 6-5

Penn State will travel to top-seeded Notre Dame next Saturday for the single-elimination Big Ten semifinals.


#4 Penn State Takes Game One Over #5 Minnesota, 5-3

Andrew Sturtz and Denis Smirnov each collect a goal and assist to lead Penn State to a game one victory in a best-of-three Big Ten quarterfinal series against Minnesota


Jones Named B1G Second Star of the Week

After stopping 52-of-55 shots and leading Penn State to its first-ever sweep over Minnesota, sophomore Peyton Jones was named the Big Ten's Second Star of the Week

... recorded an assist at Clarkson (Oct. 6) ... registered his first goal of the season in a 4-1 victory over St. Lawrence (Oct. 7) ... scored a goal against AIC (Oct. 20) ... tallied one assist in game one and score a goal in game two of a weekend split against Michigan (Oct. 27-28) ... recorded an assist in a 7-4 loss against Mercyhurst (Nov. 3) ... registered three points with a goal and two assists during a 7-0 shutout at Arizona State (Nov. 17) ... tallied an assist in a 7-2 victory against Michigan State (Nov. 24) ... had an assist during a 5-5 tie with No. 11 Ohio State (Dec. 1) ... secured four points with three goals and one assist including a three-point effort (2 goals, 1 assist) during a weekend sweep against Robert Morris (Dec. 8-9) ... set a career-high and registered the 6th hat-trick in program history with the game-winning goal in a 5-1 victory over No. 15 Wisconsin (Jan. 5-6) and tallied an assist in a 3-3 tie the following evening ... notched a goal in a 5-2 victory over No. 6 Ohio State (Jan. 12) ... added an assist in a 2-3 loss at No. 20 Michigan (Jan. 20) ... assisted a goal in the series finale at No. 18 Wisconsin (Jan. 27) ... tallied an assist in a 2-2 tie against No. 2 Notre Dame (Feb. 3) ... notched a goal in a 4-2 loss at Michigan State (Feb. 16) ... assisted a goal in a 5-2 victory over No. 8 Minnesota (Feb. 24)

Skated in 38 games scoring 17 goals while adding 19 assists for 36 points, good for fourth on the team ... scored his first collegiate goal during a 6-3 setback to No. 16 St. Lawrence (Oct. 7) ... tallied a pair of goals in a 7-0 victory at Mercyhurst (Oct. 14) ... registered a goal during a 3-2 overtime victory at No. 3 Notre Dame (Oct. 22) ... registered an assist during a 4-1 victory over Canisius (Oct. 28) ... tallied an assist in the 5-1 win over Niagara (Nov. 4) ... recorded an assist in game one and two goals and an assist in game two during a weekend sweep of Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 11-12) ... named Big Ten Third Star of the Week (Nov. 15) ... registered one goal in game one and one goal and two assists in game two of the weekend sweep over Arizona State (Nov. 18-19) ... tallied a pair of assists during a 3-3 overtime draw against No. 11 Ohio State (Jan. 20) ... gathered two assists in game one and recorded a pair of goals and an assist in game 2 of a sweep over No. 17 Wisconsin (Feb. 10-11) ... named Big Ten Second Star of the Week (Feb. 14) ... had a goal in game one and tallied an assist in game two of a pair of losses against No. 5 Minnesota (Feb. 17-18) ... had one assist in game one and a pair of goals in the finale of a weekend sweep at Michigan State (Feb. 24-25) ... scored a goal in game one and added two assists in a game two victory during a weekend split vs. Wisconsin (Mar. 3-4) ... registered an assist in a loss at Michigan (Mar. 10) ... had a goal and an assist during a 4-1 victory against Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament (Mar. 16) ... had a career-high four points on two goals and two assists during a 10-3 victory over Union in the NCAA Tournament (Mar. 25) ... his four points in the third period against Union is a Penn State single period record for an individual player.


Played the last two seasons for the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League registering 38 goals and adding 48 assists for 86 points in 111 games played … led his team to a third place finish in the USHL Eastern Conference in 2015-16 scoring 26 goals and adding 33 helpers for 59 points, good for seventh in the league … named to the All-USHL Second-Team in 2015-16.



Born July 12, 1996 in Buffalo, N.Y. to Sally and John Sucese … has one older brother, Jonathan … Intends to major in Business.


“I chose Penn State because the minute I stepped on campus and into the Pegula Ice Arena I knew I wanted to call this place home for the next 4 years.”


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