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Senior Rob Forster heads into his final year at Penn State as the Nittany Lions' leading returning scorer. Forster has been an offensive force for three years now and has emerged as one of the ECAC's top attackmen. Forster will be counted on to once again anchor the Nittany Lion offense and help Penn State showcase a more balanced offensive effort. Forster heads into his senior season with 61 points off 40 goals and 21 assists.
2008:Forster led Penn State in scoring in in 2008 with 29 points off a team-best 17 goals and a team-best 12 assists. Forster had a .266 shot percentage and a .609 shot on goal average. His most productive offensive effort was a five point burst against Robert Morris on Feb. 16.
2007:Forster led Penn State with 18 goals in 2007 and added two assists for 20 points. His .333 shot percentage was the team-best by over 30 percentage points. Forster added 16 ground balls as well. In two years, Forster has 23 goals and nine assists for 32 career points.
2006: Forster played in all but one game for Penn State and started five. He had 12 points off five goals and seven assists while taking 21 shots. Forster added seven ground balls and had a team-best .762 shot-on-goal percentage.
Born Sept. 30, 1986...lettered four times in lacrosse at LaSalle High School in Wyndmore...also lettered in football three times...helped guide LaSalle to the PIAA State Championship as a junior in 2004...son of Sherry and Ron Forster..has three brothers, Jack, Randy and Kevin, and one sister, Katie..father Ron played lacrosse at Drexel...a communications major at PSU...younger brother Jack is a freshman on this year's Lion squad.
"Rob has expanded his game each year; although he is used mostly inside on the crease, he is expected to rotate off more this spring. Very savvy inside on the crease, and should be very productive working with brother Jack, Max VanArsdale, and Matt Mackrides behind the net." - Coach Thiel
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