Bob Warming wins Coach of the Year; Barron, Gallagher named First Team All-Big Ten
2011 (Junior): Started all 22 games in his first season with the Nittany Lions...Picked up three points with a goal and an assist...Posted the game-winning score in a 2-0 victory over Penn Oct. 4, his first points at Penn State...Tallied an assist in a 1-0 win against UMBC Oct. 19...Placed six of 12 shots on goal...Named to the Dean's List.
2010 (Sophomore - UC Davis): Played in all 18 games, making 16 starts, including all 10 Big West matches...Earned first career assist and point in 1-0 win over Cal State Northridge...Totaled nine shots with four on goal.
2009 (Freshman - UC Davis): Appeared in 19 games, starting 13...Recorded nine shots, including three on goal. High
School/Club/ODP: Earned first team all-area and All-Freeway League honors in senior season at La Habra H.S....Scored six goals and added eight assists to help the Highlanders to a 24-3-2 record and the Southern Section Division III title...Netted the game winner in the CIF-SS championship match as a junior...Played club soccer with OSC Rage under head coach Brian Kleiban...As a member of Cal South ODP, led team to regional (2008) and national titles (2009)...Competed with the South Coast Bayern U-17 squad at Northern Ireland Milk Cup in 2008.
Personal: Jacob L. Barron was born on April 8, 1991 in La Mirada, Calif. to parents Lou and Jeanne...Has three sisters - Luisa, Erika, and Tina...Majoring in kinesiology.