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The Nittany Lions took Johns Hopkins to double overtime earlier this season
Penn State and Michigan possess identical 1-3 records in Big Ten play for the No. 4 spot
The Nittany Lions will honor their eight senior field players and an undergraduate assistant
The game featured a five-goal Penn State run halfway through the contest
The Nittany Lions are now 4-1 in season openers under head coach Jeff Tambroni
2015 & 2016 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN
Started all 15 games for the Nittany Lions at close defense … Totaled nine caused turnovers to finish third on the team in the category … Posted 14 ground balls, picking up at least one in nine different outings … Tallied his first collegiate assist in the season opener against Robert Morris (2/6) … Collected two ground balls at No. 18 Cornell (2/20) … Caused a career-high two turnovers and totaled two ground balls against Villanova (2/27) … Caused one turnover in the next three straight games at Penn (3/5), at Furman (3/8) and in the OT win against No. 8 Harvard (3/12) … Matched a career-high mark with two caused turnovers against UMass (3/19) … Had two ground balls and one caused turnover in the win against No. 1 Denver (3/26) … Recorded two ground balls and caused one turnover against No. 5 Maryland (4/10) … Notched two ground balls at No. 19 Rutgers (4/22).
Appeared in 13 games, starting the final 10 games of the year ... Collected 14 ground balls, a season-best five coming against Johns Hopkins (4/11) ... Caused four turnovers: against Vermont (2/7), Harvard (3/7), Denver (3/21) and Rutgers (4/19).
Played in 11 games … Picked up two ground balls: against Delaware (4/19) and Dartmouth (3/18) … Caused a turnover in Penn State’s win over the Blue Hens.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Four-year letterwinner at Smithtown East earning Academic All-America distinction senior year ... Named All-County and All-League junior and senior years ... Named team’s defensive MVP three times ... Earned Under Armour Underclass All-America honor in 2012 ... Served as team captain junior and senior years ... Helped Smithtown East to four-straight playoff appearances including a semifinal showing senior year ... Collected 90 ground balls, forced 30 turnovers and scored 10 times ... Played eight years of club lacrosse for Team Smithtown.
Born Peter Anthony Triolo on Aug. 11, 1995 in Syosset, New York … Parents are Kathy and Pete Triolo ... Has an older sister, Devin, and a younger sister, Nicole ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.