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Penn State has had at least one player participate in 24 of the last 30 years
The Nittany Lions will honor their eight senior field players and an undergraduate assistant
The game featured a five-goal Penn State run halfway through the contest
Denver holds the teams' series advantage, 4-2
Tanner Peck also scored the first goal of his collegiate career
The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.
Photos by Steve LaCrosse
No. 12 Penn State knocked off No. 4 Notre Dame at Arlotta Stadium Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
Penn State defeated UMass, 7-5, in Amherst, Mass. (Photos by Steve LaCrosse)
No. 15 Penn State men's lacrosse defeated No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 17.
Made nine starts ... Picked up seven ground balls: one against Michigan (2/8), two at Notre Dame (2/22) ... Caused seven turnovers, the fourth most on the team, and two of which came in the season opener against Michigan (2/8) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
Started in all 17 appearances ... 26 ground balls ... Tied for eighth in caused turnovers (6) ... Collected a career-high of five ground balls in 16-7 win at Hofstra (4/27) ... Earned two or more ground balls on seven occasions ... Twice caused three turnovers in wins over Saint Joseph's (3/23) and Drexel (4/6).
Appeared in 14 games and started three ... Tied for fourth in caused turnovers (9) ... Registered eight ground balls.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Three-year member of the Garden City High boys' lacrosse team ... Was a two-time state finalist (2010, 2011) and Long Island champion (2010, 2011)...Helped lead the squad to three straight Nassau County titles (2009-11) ... As a senior, honored as an All-America finalist ... Earned all-county and all-county academic honors as both a junior and senior.
Born on Jan. 14, 1993 ... Parents are Jim Burnside and Patricia Sharp ... Has a sister, Julia ... Majoring in business.