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School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
Penn State's first collegiate game in program history was against Penn in 1913
Penn State leads the head-to-head with Villanova, 16-4
The meeting between the Greyhounds and Nittany Lions will be the 52nd.
The Nittany Lions are 3-1 in season openers under head coach Jeff Tambroni
Made two appearances during the 2016 season against Robert Morris (2/6) and at Furman (3/8), where he logged one ground ball.
Did not play in any games.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played four seasons of lacrosse at Central Bucks East, amassing 181 ground balls, 91 caused turnovers, five goals and an assist ... Ranked No. 96 by Inside Lacrosse’s Power 100 Freshman rankings for 2014-15 and No. 22 of all defensemen ... Named All-Suburban One Continental Conference first team and All-Intelligencer first team as a senior captain ... Under Armour All-American for the Philadelphia region in 2013 ... Earned back-to-back All-Suburban One Continental Conference second team honors in 2012 and 2013 ... Twice named a player to watch by Inside Lacrosse (2012, 2013) ... Captained the Dukes Lacrosse Club team for four years ... Played four years each for Mesa Fresh and Twist club squads ... Played three years of football for CB East, named captain as a senior.
Born Tyler Christian Butler on April 14, 1995 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania … Parents are Mark and Bernadette, who both graduated from Penn State in 1983 ... Has an older sister named Melissa ... Aunt, Tina Conn, graduated from PSU in 1987 ... Cousin, Nikki Conn, lettered for four seasons at Temple in women’s soccer ... Served as a volunteer firefighter at Midway Volunteer Firecompany (Lahaska, Pennsylvania) ... Achieved status as an Eagle Scout ... Double majoring in criminology and security and risk analysis with the carer plan to work in law or risk analysis