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The Penn State men’s lacrosse program finished the 2018 season at No. 20 in all three of the national polls.
Gerard Arceri was named Specialist of the Year, while five total student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten coaches.
Penn State will host Michigan at 11 a.m. Saturday for Senior Day
The No. 12 Penn State men’s lacrosse team travels to No. 10 Rutgers for a Sunday night Big Ten showdown in Piscataway, New Jersey at 7 p.m. on Sunday evening
No. 15 Penn State men's lacrosse team hosts No. 5 Johns Hopkins on Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m.
2018 TEAM CAPTAIN
Recorded two groundballs against Robert Morris (2/4) … Picked up a groundball at Hobart (2/11) … Caused a turnover against Cornell (2/18) … Tallied two groundballs against Penn (3/4) … Recorded three groundballs against Furman (3/7) … Had two groundballs and caused a turnover at Harvard (3/11) … Picked up a career-high four ground balls against Fairfield (3/17) … Picked up a ground ball in games against Cleveland State (3/25) and Ohio State (4/2), caused a turnover against OSU … Tallied two ground balls at Maryland (4/8) and one at Johns Hopkins (4/15) … Picked up a ground ball at Michigan (4/30) and in Big Ten Tournament game against Maryland (5/4) … Tied Gerard Arceri in leading the team with five groundballs against in NCAA Tournament game against Towson (5/13).
Played in all 15 games during the 2016 season, totaling 11 ground balls and two caused turnovers … Recorded two ground balls in the season opener against Robert Morris (2/6) … Collected two ground balls at Penn (3/5) … Picked up one ground ball in back-to-back games at Furman (3/8) and against No. 8 Harvard (3/12) … Caused one turnover against No. 1 Denver (3/26) … Had one ground ball against then-No. 5 Maryland (4/10) … Matched a career-high mark with two ground balls against No. 17 Johns Hopkins (4/17) … Recorded one ground ball and caused one turnover in the regular season finale against Michigan (4/30).
Made five appearances on the field, scoring a goal in his collegiate debut, against Vermont (2/7) ... Took his three shots on the season in that game ... One ground ball versus the Catamounts.
BEFORE PENN STATE
A four-year letter winner at Malvern Prep with Nittany Lion teammate Chris Isenberg ... Named All-Inter-AC second team his senior year as Malvern Prep went 24-0 ... Four-year starter in soccer and was named All-Inter-AC first team...Played club lacrosse for Mesa Fresh and Man-Up.
Born Kevin Joseph Traynor III on Feb. 21, 1996 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania … Parents are Beth and Kevin Traynor ... Has four brothers, A.J., Jack, Matthew, and Kyle ... Majoring in communication arts and sciences.