Total team effort lifts Penn State over the 12th-ranked Pride on emotional Senior Day
Started four games and appeared in an additional two games ... Scored 13 goals, ranked third on the team ... Three-time CAA Rookie of the Week ... CAA Player and Rookie of the Week (4/28) after scoring four of Penn State's eight goals in an 8-7 win over No. 12 Hoftsra (4/26) ... Scored a pair of unassisted goals against No. 19 Towson (4/12) to earn CAA Rookie of the Week honors ... Season-best five goals at Drexel (4/5), the second-most scored in a single game, resulting in a CAA Rookie of the Week accolade ... Took 13 shots in that game, a single game high by any Nittany Lion during the season ... Netted his first of the season in his collegiate debut, the season opener against Michigan (2/8) ... Recorded an assist versus Delaware (4/19) ... Took 41 shots, the fifth-most for the Nittany Lions ... Second on the team in man-up goals (3) ... Gathered five ground balls and caused a turnover.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Lettered four times at St. Augustine Prep and was a teammate of current Nittany Lion Tommy O'Neill ... Earned All-America honors junior and senior year ... Ranked 36th by Inside Lacrosse for incoming freshmen ... Participated in the Under Armour All-American Senior Showcase in 2013 ... Played four seasons of club ball with Duke's Lacrosse.
Michael Kent Sutton was born Aug. 13, 1995 in Camden, N.J. ... Parents are Jacqueline and Kent Sutton ... Has an older sister, Julie, who plays lacrosse for Alvernia University ... Intends to major in kinesiology in order to pursue a career as a physical therapist.
QUOTING SUTTON ON PENN STATE
"I loved what the school has to offer along with the Penn State lacrosse program."