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After a 3-3 tie sophomore Liam Folkes scored the lone shootout goal giving Penn State the extra point
Peyton Jones secures his 32nd career victory to tie the Penn State all-time record
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
Sophomore Liam Folkes and Sam Sternschein each collected a pair of goals to pace the offense in a victory over Michigan State
The Penn State Nittany Lions look to build on recent success and even their Big Ten record this weekend against Michigan State
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Skated in 25 games scoring five goals and adding five assists for 10 points ... tallied his first career assist during a 7-4 loss against Mercyhurst (Nov. 3) ... notched first career goal and an assist in a 7-0 shutout at Arizona State (Nov. 17) ... assisted a goal in a 4-2 win at Arizona State (Nov. 18) ... recorded a career-high two goals during a 7-2 victory over Michigan State (Nov. 24) ... registered a single goal during a 5-2 victory over Robert Morris (Dec. 8) ... notched the second goal in a 3-3 tie with No. 15 Wisconsin (Jan. 6) ... assisted a goal in a 5-1 victory over No. 8 Minnesota (Feb. 23) ... tallied an assist during a 6-5 game one victory over No. 11 Minnesota during the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals (March 3).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played the bulk of the 2016-17 season with the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League after being traded by the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders … in 45 games with Lincoln he scored 20 goals while adding 12 assists for 32 points to rank fourth on the team. … overall in 2016-17 Sternschein played in 58 games scoring 21 goals with 13 assists for 35 points and ranked inside the top-20 of the USHL for goal scoring … played 115 career USHL games between three different teams over the past two-plus seasons.
Samuel Charles Sternschein was born on April 27, 1998 to Robyn and Evan Sternschein in Syosset, N.Y. … has one older sister Alexa … undecided on his major.
STERNSCHEIN ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because from the coaching staff and facilities, to the academic opportunities, I knew it was where I wanted to further my education and hockey playing career.”
GADOWSKY ON STERNSCHEIN
“Sam has good offensive instincts and finds open ice to get his great shot off. His size will be a nice addition to our lineup.”