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Kyle Zittel
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Kyle Zittel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eden, N.Y.

High School:
Eden

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
M


10/10/2014

Kyle Zittel Named 2015 Men's Lacrosse Team Captain

Zittel, a four-year Nittany Lion, is maintaining a 3.5 grade point average as a premedicine major.

07/08/2014

Penn State Earns School-Record 136 Spring/At-Large Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Three Nittany Lions post 4.0 GPA; 285 Honorees in 2013-14 Nittany Lions' Second-Highest

05/08/2013

Eighth-Seeded Lions Host Yale on Saturday in NCAA First Round

Penn State Welcomes Yale to Happy Valley to Kick Off NCAA Tournament Campaign

05/03/2013

No. 9 Nittany Lions Stopped by Towson 11-10 in CAA Final

Penn State Falls in First CAA Final Appearance; Sanders Tallies Ninth Hat Trick of Season

05/01/2013

No. 9 Nittany Lions Knock Off UMass 10-7; Advance to CAA Final

Shane Sturgis Posts Five Points to Lead Penn State to First Postseason Win

03/04/2014

No. 9 Men's Lacrosse at No. 19 Ohio State (3/1/2014

The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.

Photos by Steve LaCrosse

02/24/2014

Men's Lacrosse at Notre Dame (2/22/14)

No. 12 Penn State knocked off No. 4 Notre Dame at Arlotta Stadium Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

05/01/2013

Penn State Men's Lacrosse Beats UMass, 10-7, in CAA Semifinals

Penn State defeated UMass, 10-7, to earn a spot in the CAA Final in Happy Valley.

Photos by Steve Tressler

03/17/2013

Men's Lacrosse Wins at UMass (3/16/13)

Penn State defeated UMass, 7-5, in Amherst, Mass. (Photos by Steve LaCrosse)

02/17/2013

No. 15 Men's Lacrosse Downs No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville

No. 15 Penn State men's lacrosse defeated No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 17.

2015 TEAM CAPTAIN
2014 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN

2014
Played in all 13 games for the Nittany Lions, picking up a career-best 11 ground balls and causing four turnovers ... Took two shots ... Collected 11 ground balls ... Caused four turnovers, including two against Denver (3/10) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2013
Appeared in all 17 contests, scoring eight goals and two assists with six ground balls ... Scored two goals twice: a 15-12 win over No. 9 Denver (2/17) and a 13-7 win at Delaware (4/20) ... Tallied lone goals against Notre Dame (2/24), UMass (3/16, 5/1) and Binghamton (3/19) ... Earned assists vs. Hofstra (4/27) and Towson (5/1) ... Picked up a career-high two ground balls against Ohio State (3/2).

2012
Made seven appearances, scoring one goal and two assists ... Scored against Michigan (2/18) ... Recorded assists vs. Lehigh (3/20) and Villanova (3/31) ... Added a ground ball and caused turnover.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Four-year member of Eden High School's boys' lacrosse team (2008-11) ... Earned US Lacrosse All-America status as a senior ... Named All-ECIC and All-WNY ... Served as team captain ... Led team to the section finals ... Helped guide team to the 2010 division championship.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 12, 1993, in Buffalo, N.Y. ... Parents are Bill and Terry Zittel ... Father, Bill, played football at Cornell ... Has two brothers, Jason and Michael, and a sister, Kimberly ... Majoring in pre-medicine.

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