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Matthew Mackrides
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Matthew Mackrides

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newtown Square, Pa.

High School:
Malvern Prep

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
A


06/02/2014

Four Nittany Lions Competing in MLL

Drew Adams, Greg Gurenlian, Matthew Mackrides and Austin Kaut each seeing time in Major League Lacrosse this season

05/29/2014

Sexton Earns Spot on English National Team

Rising junior Matt Sexton will compete for England in the 2014 FIL World Championships

03/21/2014

No. 12 Penn State Hosts No. 18 Albany on Saturday

Nittany Lions look to slow the nation's top offense in a game that will feature three of the top five point scorers in the country

02/05/2014

Adams, Mackrides Make 30-Man U.S. Lacrosse Team

Pair of former Nittany Lions part of final pool for U.S. Lacrosse and July's World Championship

12/12/2013

Forster Selected in MLL Supplemental Draft

Former Nittany Lion tabbed by Chesapeake Bayhawks in fifth round

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.

PERSONAL:
Son of Michael and Donna Mackrides ... Has three brothers, Scott, Marc and Andrew ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS G A PTS SH PCT GB CT FACEOFFS PCT PEN-MIN
2011 14-14 20 10 30 80 .250 39 5 0-0 N/A 6-4:30
2010 13-13 36 8 44 119 .303 43 N/A 0-0 N/A 4-3:00
2009 12-12 15 13 28 79 .190 28 N/A 0-0 N/A 4-4:00
Totals 39-39 71 31 102 278 .255 110 N/A 0-0 N/A 14-11:30
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