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The Nittany Lions advanced to the first-ever Big Ten Men's Lacrosse Tournament after wins over Michigan and Rutgers
The Nittany Lions took Johns Hopkins to double overtime earlier this season
Penn State and Michigan possess identical 1-3 records in Big Ten play for the No. 4 spot
The Nittany Lions' nine seniors were honored prior to the contest
The Nittany Lions will honor their eight senior field players and an undergraduate assistant
The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.
Photos by Steve LaCrosse
No. 9 Penn State men's lacrosse fell to No. 12 Loyola on Feb. 15, 2014 at Holuba Hall, 12-11 (OT).
Started 11-of-13 contests … Scored 11 goals and recorded nine assists for 20 points … Seven multi-point games … Netted a pair of goals in back-to-back contests against Penn (2/28) and Harvard (3/7), and also caused a turnover in each game, two-of-four on the year … Also dished out an assist against the Quakers for his first three-point game of the season … Recorded a goal and two assists against Denver (3/21) … Took 38 shots, with a season-best seven coming against the Crimson.
Made seven starts and appeared in five additional contests … Scored nine goals, tied for fourth on the team, and dished eight assists for 17 points … Eight assists were the third-most for the Nittany Lions, three of which came at Drexel (4/5) … Recorded a hat trick against Albany (3/22) …Posted a season-best four points twice: against Drexel (1g, 4a) and Delaware (4/19) (2g, 2a) … Netted the game-winner against Towson (4/12) … Took 22 shots … Picked up seven ground balls, with two each coming against the Greyhounds and Delaware.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played three years for Barrie Lakeshores club squad in the Junior A league ... Compiled 214 points in 62 games with the Lakeshores, amassing 105 goals and 109 assists ... Named Barrie Rookie of the Year and was Barrie's leading scorer while playing for the Lakeshores ... Named a top five rookie of the year in Canada in 2011 ... Helped lead Barrie to its first playoff appearance in 2013.
Daniel James Craig was born March 23, 1994 in Orangeville, Ontario … Parents are Don and Diane Craig ... Has an older brother, Dylan … Majoring in economics.
QUOTING CRAIG ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the atmosphere and location."
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