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BEFORE PENN STATE
Attended Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. ... 4-year varsity player … Won the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference Championships in 2014, 2015, and 2016 … Gonzaga High School “Barnes Award” recipient … Member of Under Armour 2017 D.C. Underclass team … Played club for Blackwold and FCA … 2015 FCA Sophomore elite team … Named team captain junior and senior seasons.
Born Brian Townsend on May 27, 1998, in Silver Spring, Maryland … Parents are Mark and Kelly Townsend … Mother, Kelly, played tennis at Towson University and father, Mark, played basketball at Loyola in Maryland … Has a brother, Patrick (22) and a sister, Caitlin (24) ... Patrick played lacrosse at Marquette University and Caitlin played lacrosse at Fairfield University … Is currently undecided.
WHY PENN STATE?
I chose Penn State for the ability to continue my lacrosse career and the outstanding academic environment.