Penn State and Wright State kick off at 4:30 p.m. in Holuba
Left back chosen with 30th overall pick in second round of draft
Women's soccer reaches College Cup final; Five Big Ten Championships & Coaches of Year
Senior defender eligible for MLS SuperDraft held Jan. 17
Big Ten regular-season champion Penn State hit multiple milestones this fall
2011 (Junior): Played in 21 contests, starting 18...Earned two assists on the season, both in a 2-0 decision over Penn Oct. 4...Placed three of 14 shots on goal.
2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in 12 games, making three starts...Made first career start in 1-0 victory over the College of Charleston (9/5)...Scored first career goal in season opening 5-0 rout of Buffalo (9/3), blasting in a shot from 35 yards out late in the second half...Totaled three shots for the season.
2009 (Freshman): Appeared in six games...Registered two shots (one on goal).
High School/Club/ODP: Honored as the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) Player of the Year in 2006 while at Pine Brush H.S...In 2005, led the Bushmen to a OCIAA Division I championship...Played on the Super Y National Select Team in 2006 and 2007 and on the USYSA Region I Team and Eastern New York State Team in 2006...Earned club experience with FC Westchester US Soccer Academy.
Background: John Charles Gallagher was born on April 18, 1990 in Manhattan, N.Y....Son of John and Yolanda Gallagher...Has two brothers, Timothy and Ryan...Majoring in Recreation, Park, and Tour Management.