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The Penn State men’s lacrosse program finished the 2018 season at No. 20 in all three of the national polls.
Sophomore Gerard Arceri was named to the Third Team All-America honor, while sophomore Mac O'Keefe and junior Chris Sabia earned honorable mention honors.
Gerard Arceri was named Specialist of the Year, while five total student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten coaches.
Penn State falls to Michigan, 10-9, in overtime on Saturday afternoon
No. 15 Penn State men's lacrosse team hosts No. 5 Johns Hopkins on Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m.
2018 USILA Player of the Year Watch list
2018 Inside Lacrosse PRESEASON All-America
2017 USILA All-America Honorable Mention
2017 Inside Lacrosse All-America Honorable Mention
2017 All-Big Ten Second Team
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (4/4/17)
Led the team in caused turnovers with 20 … The 10 caused turnovers were the most by a Penn State player in Big Ten play … Picked up three ground balls and caused two turnovers against Robert Morris (2/4) … Picked up two ground balls in games against Hobart (2/11) and Cornell (2/18) … Caused two turnovers in the 14-13 victory over Penn (3/4) … Picked up two ground balls and caused two turnovers against Furman (3/7) … Scored first career goal and caused two turnovers at Harvard (3/11) … Caused a turnover against Fairfield (3/17) … Set a career-best with three turnovers against Ohio State (4/2) … Caused two turnovers in each game at Maryland (4/8) and Johns Hopkins (4/15) … Picked up two ground balls and caused a turnover against Rutgers (4/23) … Picked up three ground balls at Michigan (4/30) … Tallied two or more ground balls for the ninth time on the season against Maryland (5/4) in the Big Ten Tournament … Recorded first career assist in the NCAA Tournament game against Towson (5/13).
One of two freshmen to start all 15 games for the Nittany Lions, playing at close defense … Finished second on the team with 26 ground balls on the year, picking up at least one in all 15 outings … Caused one turnover in six games, closing out the year with 12 caused turnovers, ranked second on the team … Logged three ground balls in the season opener against Robert Morris (2/6) … Tallied one ground ball and caused a career-high three turnovers against Hobart (2/13) … Matched a career-best mark with three caused turnovers and two ground balls in the OT victory against No. 8 Harvard (3/12) … Caused two turnovers and totaled two ground balls in the win against No. 1 Denver (3/26) … Logged a career-high four ground balls at No. 19 Rutgers (4/22) … Picked up two ground balls and caused one turnover in the regular season finale against Michigan (4/30) … Notched two ground balls and caused a pair of turnovers in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against top-seeded Maryland (5/5).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Helped The Haverford School to an undefeated 26-0 record and an Inter-Ac Championship in 2015 alongside classmate Grant Ament… Recipient of the Founders Award … Played club ball for Mesa Fresh and Bucks Select.
Born Christopher Jerome Sabia on March 21 in Harleysville, Pennsylvania … Parents are Suzanne and Chris … Has one brother, Luke, and one sister, Gianna ... Luke plays lacrosse at Mount Saint Mary's … Majoring in labor and employment relations.