The Nittany Lions are now 4-1 in season openers under head coach Jeff Tambroni
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 letter winner 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.
Peter Anthony Triolo was born Aug. 11, 1995 in Syosset, N.Y. ... Parents are Kathy and Pete Triolo ... Has an older sister, Devin, and a younger sister, Nicole ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.
QUOTING TRIOLO ON PENN STATE
"I chose to attend Penn State because of its going lacrosse program, excellent coaching staff and facilities, and outstanding school community."