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Kelton Cheney
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Kelton Cheney

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
State College, Pa.

High School:
State College Area

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
F


11/08/2012

Penn State Faces Michigan State in Big Ten Semifinals

Top-seeded Nittany Lions play No. 5 seed Spartans at 1 p.m. ET Friday

10/26/2012

Penn State Hosts Ohio State on Senior Day

Nittany Lions to celebrate careers of 10 seniors following Sunday afternoon clash with the Buckeyes

10/19/2012

Penn State Clashes with Northwestern Sunday

Nittany Lions look to hand Wildcats first conference loss of the season

10/16/2012

Penn State Welcomes Bucknell for Wednesday Contest

Nittany Lions and Bison kick off at 7 p.m.

10/13/2012

Penn State Hosts Michigan State in Conference Contest

Nittany Lions and Spartans kick off at 3 p.m. Sunday live on the Big Ten Network

High School/Club/ODP: Played high school soccer at the local State College Area HS...Three-year varsity starter and leading scorer at State College as a forward and center-midfielder...Reached the PIAA Semi-Finals in 2011 as a senior and reached the quarterfinals in 2009...Netted 52 total goals and 18 assists in his high school career...Helped State High to a No. 38 ranking in the country and No. 4 in Pennsylvania by ESPN in the Fall of 2011...Scored 25 goals and notched four assists as a senior...Ranked by ESPN as the No. 124 player in the 2012 class and the No. 7 player in Pennsylvania...Awarded by ESPN the Magazine as "All-State, Starting 11, Pennsylvania" honors in Fall 2011...Named No. 11 player in in the "Region of Pennsylvania" by TopDrawerSoccer.com...Spent four years in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy with the PA Classics, under National Academy Coach of the Year Steve Klein, scoring 31 goals and nine assists...Led the team in scoring in 2011 (12 goals) and third in the East Conference for 2012 forwards...Tied for leading scorer on the team with 10 goals and three assists in 2012...Joined fellow freshman Shane Campbell on the Philadelphia Union U18 team, fall program, 2011...Played in an MLS Reserve Team game vs. the New York Red Bulls in August of 2011.

Personal: Son of Patrick and Debora Cheney was born Kelton David Cheney in State College, Pa., Sept. 26, 1993...Has an older brother, Evan...Cousin, Kirk Fonseca, was a starting center-midfielder for Santa Clara University when the team went to the College Cup in 2003...Undecided on major.

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