Goalkeeping standout named to pair of online national teams, Philly Soccer News Player of the Year
Five Penn State matches are up for a fan vote, winner revealed Dec. 31
Junior goalkeeper is Penn State's first All-Region honoree since 2010
Penn State falls in its first Sweet 16 appearance since 2010 as Wolverton makes seven saves
Penn State meets New Mexico for second time in program history with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line
2013 (Junior): Made five saves in 1-0 shutout of Radford ... Needed just one save to earn second consecutive shutout with win versus Central Connecticut ... Four saves in draw against No. 5 ranked California ... Part of defense's 275 minute shutout streak over four matches in September ... Four combined saves in back-to-back shutouts against Robert Morris and Duquesne ... Recorded four saves in program's first win over West Virginia since 1990 and four in conference opener win against Wisconsin ... Five saves in 2-0 shutout victory at Indiana, the first in program history ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 7 after performance against Hoosiers.
2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 10 contests, starting eight ... Posted a 0.77 goals against average in 822 minutes of action ... Earned a 4-2-2 record, allowing just seven goals ... Had three solo shutouts ... Made four saves in 0-0 shutout against West Virginia ... Tallied season-high five saves in 1-0 shutout of Northwestern.
High School/Club/ODP: A four-year starter in goal for St. Pius X Catholic H.S. ... Named first team All-American by ESPN Rise ... Led the Golden Lions to AAA state championships in 2009 and 2011 ... Won 2009, 2010 and 2011 AAA Region 5 titles ... Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year candidate (2010-11) ... Team captain (2010-11) ... Named a 2010 Spring All-Star by ESPN Rise Magazine ... Played club soccer with the Concorde Fire USSD Academy under Gregg Blasingame ... Selected Southeastern Conference Goalkeeper of the Year (2009-10) ... Member of the U-18 National Team, making trips to Argentina/Chile, Portugal and Israel.
Personal: Full name is Andrew Joseph Wolverton ... Born on June 4, 1993 ... Parents are Jay and Ann Wolverton ... Ann played college basketball at Tennessee Tech ... Has two older sisters, Ashley and Christina ... Majoring in management.