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The Penn State midfielder becomes the eighth Nittany Lion to be drafted by an MLS club
Penn State goalie becomes seventh Nittany Lion drafted by an MLS club
Senior goalie is the second Penn State player in the last three years to participate in the event
Head Coach Bob Warming adds four freshmen and four transfers for the 2014 season
Penn State and Wright State kick off at 4:30 p.m. in Holuba
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.