2012 PSU alum Matthew Mackrides tallies two points in Championship Win
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
Started all 14 games ... Garnered All-CAA First Team recognition ... Led the team in goals (20), shots (80)and shots on goals (48) and was tied for first in man-up goals (3) ... Ranked second on the team in points (30) and assists (10) and was tied for second in ground balls (39) ... Added five caused turnovers ... Named CAA Co-Player of the Week on April 25.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
Played and started all 13 games ... Named an All-CAA First Team honoree ... Led the team in points (44) and goals (36) and ranked second in ground balls (43) ... Recorded two five-goal games.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
Appeared and started 12 games ... Notched 28 points and a team-best 13 assists ... Ranked fifth on the team with 28 ground balls ... Added one game-winning marker and a man-up goal ... Earned one ECAC Rookie of the Week honor ... Named a preseason ECAC Rookie of the Year.
BEFORE PENN STATE:
Two-time All-American at Malvern Prep ... As a senior, named EPSLA Player of the Year ... Earned all-state honors three times and helped lead the team to a state title ... Helped guide the USA Under-19 team to a world championship.
Son of Michael and Donna Mackrides ... Has three brothers, Scott, Marc and Andrew ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.