Nittany Lion Lacrosse Player Drew Adams Earns Honorable Mention All-American Honors
May 21, 2009
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State Nittany Lion lacrosse player Drew Adams (Springfield, Pa.) has been named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division I All-America team as an Honorable Mention selection. The senior goalie has earned honorable mention laurels three times in his four years with the team.
Adams ended the 2009 season with a 7.96 goals against average and 212 saves. Over the course of four years, Adams collected 694 saves, by far the most in school history. He also kept his goals against average below 8.00 goals per game having started all 54 games over the four years of his Penn State career. The Springfield native played in over 3,000 minutes in those 54 games.
His Penn State accolades are many, including two other All-American Honorable Mention nods in 2006 and 2008. Adams was a three-time ECAC Goalie of the Year and three-time first team All-ECAC selection as well. He has been voted Penn State's Most Valuable Player four straight years.
Penn State closed out the 2009 season with a 9-5 mark, including a 4-3 record in its final year in the ECAC Lacrosse League (good enough for third place). The Nittany Lions of head coach Glenn Thiel won six straight games to finish the campaign with the most wins since going 9-6 in 2005. Penn State was ranked No. 16 nationally in the final USILA Coaches Poll as well.