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Drew Adams
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Drew Adams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Pa.

High School:
Springfield

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
GK

Experience:
SR


08/11/2014

Nittany Lion Quintet Complete MLL Regular Season

Penn State alumni wrapped up MLL competition this week with two former Nittany Lions taking part in the MLL playoffs

07/19/2014

Penn State Lacrosse Trio Earn Silver Medals

Nittany Lion head coach Jeff Tambroni, alums Greg Gurenlian, Drew Adams lead United States to 2014 FIL World Championship Silver Medal; Assistant Coach Chris Doctor earns a bronze medal with the Iroquois

07/16/2014

Nittany Lions Aid USA's First-Place Showing

Penn State alums Drew Adams, Greg Gurenlian help lead Team USA to a 5-0 record in pool play

07/10/2014

Five Nittany Lions Head to FIL World Championships

Tambroni assists U.S. staff; Adams, Gurenlian play for U.S.; Sexton features for Team England; Doctor assists Iroquois staff

06/30/2014

Adams, Gurenlian Selected to Final U.S. Squad

Penn State alums earn two spots on the U.S. team for the 2014 FIL World Championships

04/04/2009

M Lacrosse v Hobart 4/04/2009

M Lacrosse v Hobart 4/04/2009

04/15/2008

M Lacrosse v Bucknell

M Lacrosse v Bucknell

Senior Drew Adams, three-time ECAC Lacrosse League Goalie of the Year, heads into his final season at Penn State looking to guide Penn State to the NCAA play-offs and secure yet another All-America honor. Voted team captain by his peers, Adams has established himself as one of the nation's premier goalies and his consistent presence in goal will be a steadying for as Penn State embarks on a post-season run.

LION CAREER:

2008: In his third straight year as the ECAC's top goalie, Adams posted a superb 7.67 goals against average with a league-best .611 save percentage. He played over 820 minutes throughout the season, allowing only 105 goals against. Adams was an honorable mention All-American, won his third straight ECAC Goalie of the Year award and his third straight first team All-ECAC honor. He wrapped up his third season as Penn State's starting goalie with a 7.90 career GAA and a superb .606 career save percentage.

2007: Adams followed up his stellar freshman campaign with another outstanding year in goal for Penn State. He earned his second straight ECAC Goalie of the Year honor and was named to the All-ECAC first team for the second season as well. Adams had a superb 7.78 goals against average, allowing only 101 goals in under 800 minutes played. He was named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week once during the season. In two years, he has an 8.01 GAA and has played in over 1,500 minutes for the Nittany Lions.

2006: Adams was superb in his rookie campaign. Starting every game for Penn State and playing all but three minutes of the season, Adams collected 164 saves and allowed only 108 goals for a 8.25 goals against average and a .603 save percentage. Adams GAA was fifth in the conference but his save percentage was second. He was honored by the ECAC as both the ECAC Rookie of the Year and the ECAC Goalie of the Year. A first team All-ECAC pick, Adams was tapped an Honorable Mention All-American by the USILA. He won the Friends' team MVP Award.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:
Born August 19, 1986...two-time first team all-state selection (junior and senior years)...first team All-American as a senior...two-time All-Central League pick...2005 Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year and Springfield Male Athlete of the Year...helped guide SHS to a combined 58-20 record over four years...led Springfield to league title as a senior...son of Steve and Barb Adams...two brothers, Brian and Steven, and one sister, Aly, who is a member of Penn State's women's lacrosse team...Communications major at PSU.

Coach's View:
"Drew is one of the best goalies in the nation and the Lions will once again count on his leadership, stopping ability, and inspiration on the field. He is a great stopper who is ever improving in the clearing game." - Coach Thiel

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