Matt Mulqueen heads into his senior season looking to build upon a strong junior campaign. A starter in eight games last year, the three-year letterman will be counted on to help anchor the Penn State defense in 2007.
2006: Mulqueen played in all 13 games for Penn State in 2006, starting eight. The three year letterman had a career-high 38 ground balls, which was third on the team. He now has 52 career ground balls. Mulqueen was a member of the Academic All-Big Ten team as well.
2005: Mulqueen played in eight of Penn State's 15 games and nabbed 14 ground balls, bringing his career GB total to 32.
2004: Matt played in 12 games while finishing with 18 ground balls. He earned Rookie of the Week honors after collecting three ground balls against Denver.
Born December 9, 1984...won four varsity letters in lacrosse and was team captain for two years at Bishop Shanahan...was the only athlete from his high school to play in any Division I athletic program out of his senior class...was first team all-league and all-area for all four years in high school...chose Penn State because it was everything he wanted in a university...follows the Philadelphia Eagles and loves to ski...son of Jim and Donna Mulqueen...has two brothers, teammate Chris and Sean and one sister, Lauren...Marketing major.
"Matt is a very intense and physical player. He has terrific stick skills and does a great job of getting the ball off the ground and to our offense. He is a very good leader and plays a very smart game off the ball. We expect him to anchor a veteran defense."
- Coach VanArsdale