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Penn State celebrated the careers of its six seniors with a 1-0 victory over Wright State
The honor marks the first of the season for Maloney and fourth for Penn State
Tuesday, Oct. 25 | University Park, Pa. | Jeffrey Field
Men's Soccer Captures the Big Ten Title against Northwestern 10/27/13
2015 First Team All-Big Ten
2014 BIG TEN OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2014 ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM (UNANIMOUS SELECTION)
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS ALL-AMERICA FOURTH TEAM
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
2013 ALL-BIG TEN FRESHMAN TEAM
BIG TEN OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - (9/29/14)
TOP DRAWER SOCCER NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK - (9/30/14)
ECAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK - (9/29/14)
COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS TEAM OF THE WEEK - (9/1/14, 9/29/14)
COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9/1/14, 9/30/14)
PHILLYSOCCERNEWS PLAYER OF THE WEEK - (9/2/14, 9/30/14)
2015 (Junior): Started 17 matches for the Blue and White and was named captain for the 2015 campaign … Saw 1,482 minutes of action, scoring a team-best seven goals and notching two assists … Led the Nittany Lions in goals (7), shots (36), shots on goal (20) and points (16) … Tied for fourth in the Big Ten Conference with his seven goals on the season and ranked third in goals per game with 0.41 … Carried a .556 shots on goal percentage in the 2015 campaign with 20 shots on goal … Notched a penalty kick goal against Navy (Aug. 30) to allow Penn State to earn a 1-1 double overtime tie … Had a pair of two goal performances against both Penn (Sept. 23) and Maryland (Oct. 9) … Earned First Team All-Big Ten honors for the second time in his career.
2014 (Sophomore): One of five players to start in each of team's 20 matches ... Logged 1,560 minutes out on the pitch while scoring a team high 10 goals and earning three assists for a team best 23 points ... Was second on the team in shots with 50, 27 of which were on goal ... Had a team-high five game winning goals ... Tallied scores in three of the team's first four matches including the game winner vs. Oakland (Aug. 29), and a pair vs. St. John's (Aug. 31) ... Added another goal in team's 1-1 tie at James Madison (Sept. 8) ... Had second two-goal performance, Sept. 24 in 6-2 win vs. Penn ... Tallied two final regular season goals at Michigan (Sept. 28) and vs. West Virginia (Oct. 22) ... Scored second post-season goal on a penalty kick in second round of NCAA Tournament at No. 9 seed Syracuse (Nov. 23) ... Earned first assists of the season on a game winning goal vs. Ohio State (Sept. 21) ... Earned second and third assists vs. Penn (Sept. 24) and vs. Wisconsin (Oct. 26).
2013 (Freshman): Started all 21 matches, earning 1,714 minutes played with two goals scored and a team-high seven assists ... Named to the All-Big Ten Freshman team ... Started in collegiate debut against Radford ... Posted assist on game-winning goal versus Central Connecticut ... Recorded back-to-back assists in matches in wins against West Virginia and Wisconsin ... Had an assist in 2-0 win over Indiana ... Recorded an assist in a 1-0 win against Penn ... Notched an assist in six of eight matches from Sept. 25 to Oct. 29 ... Tallied first collegiate goal in 2-1 loss to Akron ... Scored first game-winning goal on a 78th minute rocket at 10th-seeded UC Santa Barbara that advanced Penn State to the NCAA Sweet 16.
BEFORE PENN STATE
High School/Club/ODP: 2012 NSCAA High School All-American ... Ranked No. 21 in IMG Academy 150, third in Pennsylvania and 11th among American midfielders ... Two-time All-Pennsylvania midfielder ... Excelled at Bishop McDevitt High School, setting school and Mid-Penn records with 110 career goals and a school-record 68 assists as a three-year captain ... Led conference in scoring and points as a junior and senior ... Selected to All-American Game in Birmingham, Ala., as a senior ... Spent last two years with Philadelphia Union Academy and won the Generation Adidas Cup in 2012 ... Also a four-year starting kicker for the Bishop McDevitt varsity football team, setting a Pennsylvania record with 328 points.
Personal: Full name is Connor Austin Maloney ... Born on May 18, 1995 in Harrisburg, Pa. ... Parents are Terence and Tammy Maloney ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Austin, and a sister, Kelsie, who plays on the women's soccer team at West Virginia ... Majoring in kinesiology.