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Eight goals in the second and third quarters power Penn State past the Paladins.
Ryan Keenan and Dan Craig score three each as Penn State takes down No. 1 Denver to capture the 2016 Patriot Cup
Ament and Wright were also named to the U.S. U-19 National Team tryout pool
The Nittany Lions advanced to the first-ever Big Ten Men's Lacrosse Tournament after wins over Michigan and Rutgers
Kreinz was 14-6 at the face-off `X'
Played in all 15 games during the 2015 season … Scored at least one goal in five outings, recording two or more in three of the five games … Logged his first career hat trick in the win against Hobart (2/13) … Posted one goal and one assist for a pair of points on the road at then-No. 18 Cornell (2/20) … Posted two goals on two shots and added one ground ball and a caused turnover at Furman (3/8) … Tallied two assists in the OT win against No. 8 Harvard (3/12) … Match a career-best mark with a hat trick against No. 1 Denver (3/26), adding two assists for a career-high five points on the way to his first career Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week award … Dished out one assist in the win at Ohio State (4/3) … Scored one goal against No. 5 Maryland (4/10) … Totaled two assists against No. 17 Johns Hopkins (4/17) … Had one assist and picked up one ground ball in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against top-seeded Maryland (5/5).
Started five games and appeared in an additional five ... Scored a goal in the Big Ten Tournament game against Johns Hopkins (4/30) and added three assists ... Helpers came against Vermont (2/7) and in consecutive contests versus Villanova (2/21) and Marist (3/10) ... Took 13 shots, six of which were in his first collegiate game against the Catamounts ... Two shots each in against the Red Foxes, at UMass (3/14) and against Blue Jays ... Picked up a pair of ground balls, versus Vermont and Loyola (2/14).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Ranked No. 6 by Inside Lacrosse’s Power 100 Freshman rankings for 2014-15 ... Twice named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and participated in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Classic ... Named first team All-Tri-State and Newsday Suffolk County Player of the Year as a senior for scoring 46 goals and 55 assists ... Tallied 44 goals, 53 assists junior year, 32 goals and 38 assists sophomore year and eight goals, 10 assists freshman year ... Lettered in football and basketball.
Born Ryan J. Keenan on Jan. 6, 1996 in East Islip, New York … Parents are Sean and Bridget Keenan ... Has an older brother, Kyle, who plays lacrosse at Duke University ... Sean played lacrosse while Bridget played soccer, basketball and softball at Adelphi University ... Majoring in labor and employment relations.