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Cole Yeager
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Cole Yeager

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Wayne, Pa.

High School:
Radnor

Last College:
Yale

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 177

Position:
M


BEFORE PENN STATE
2013 (Senior at Yale): Missed season due to injury.

2012 (Junior at Yale): Appeared in 11 games and won 46-of-89 faceoffs (51.7 percent) for the Ivy League champions...Picked up 15 ground balls...Earned preseason honorable mention All-America, All-Ivy League and first-team All-New England honors.

2011 (Sophomore at Yale): Saw time in all 14 contests, winning 140-of-216 faceoffs (64.8 percent), which ranked fourth in the nation...Collected a team-high 75 ground balls (5.36 per game), which ranked 17th in the nation...Earned Robert Merrick Memorial Trophy for most ground balls on team...Scored five goals...Garnered All-New England Second Team honor.

2010 (Freshman at Yale): Played in three games, winning 12-of-20 faceoffs (60 percent) as the Bulldogs won the Ivy League.

BEFORE COLLEGE
Earned four letters in lacrosse at Radnor High School, earning two All-Central League and All-Main Line honors...Picked up the most ground balls junior year and was named team MVP...Three-year letter winner in wrestling, earning Pennsylvania Academic All-State Second Team (160 lbs.).

PERSONAL
Cole Blasius Yeager was born June 8, 1990 in Philadelphia to David and Elisabeth Yeager...Younger brother, Matt, plays lacrosse at Colgate, and younger sister, Amelie, plays at Lafayette...Graduated from Yale University with a bachelor's of science degree in geology and geophysics as part of the energy track...Pursuing a master's of science degree in energy engineering, while focusing in energy management and policy.

QUOTING YEAGER ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because it is a phenomenal institution for my field and the PSU lacrosse team is on the cusp of being a national championship-caliber program."

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