Penn State and Michigan possess identical 1-3 records in Big Ten play for the No. 4 spot
2015 BIG TEN ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Big Ten All-Tournament Team honoree … Starting goalie, logging 845:54 of Penn State’s 847:49 minutes … 5-9 record alongside a 10.07 goals against average and a .553 save percentage … Made 10-or-more saves in 11-of-14 contests … First Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after winning the first start of his collegiate career, a 15-save 15-8 season-opening victory over Vermont (2/7) … 18-save performance against Harvard (3/7) … Earned Big Ten All-Tournament Team accolades after making 17 saves, 11 of which came in the first half, over Johns Hopkins (4/30) … Allowed fewer than 10 goals in five goals … Season-best six goals allowed in the program’s first Big Ten win, over Rutgers (4/19) … Also picked up 25 ground balls and caused three turnovers: at UMass (3/14) and in consecutive contests at Maryland (4/4) and Johns Hopkins (4/11).
Made two appearances in goal for the Nittany Lions: the season opener against Michigan (2/8) and Towson (4/12) … Logged 20:15 in net against the Wolverines, a season-high … On the season, made four saves and yielded a .444 save percentage.
Did not play.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Was a four-year starting goalie for Wellesley High School ... Two-time high school All-American ... Named League MVP two straight years, while earning Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic ... Named to Metro West All-Scholastic Super Team senior year with a .770 save percentage ... Named an ESPN Warrior Top 40 honoree sophomore year as well as a Nike Blue Chip athlete ... Helped lead Wellesley to three Herget Division titles (2010-12) and a spot in the Eastern Massachusetts finals senior year ... Played club lacrosse for Laxachusetts from 2007-12.
John Connor Darcey was born June 29, 1993 in Newton, Massachusetts … Parents are Penny and Bill ... Has two brothers, Will and Teddy ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.