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Owen Griffith
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Owen Griffith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lewisburg, Pa.

High School:
Lewisburg

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Position:
M


12/17/2013

Vote for the Best 2013 Men's Soccer Match

Five Penn State matches are up for a fan vote, winner revealed Dec. 31

11/29/2013

Lions Tangle With 7th-Seeded Lobos on Sunday

Penn State meets New Mexico for second time in program history with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line

11/23/2013

No. 16 Lions Face No. 15 UCSB in NCAA Second Round

Penn State meets UC Santa Barbara for first time in program history with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line

11/21/2013

No. 16 Penn State Downs St. Francis, 1-0, in NCAA First Round

Eli Dennis tallies a first-half goal to advance the Nittany Lions to the NCAA Second Round at UC Santa Barbara

11/20/2013

Lions Host St. Francis in NCAA First Round Thursday

Penn State meets St. Francis Brooklyn for first time in program history with second-round date at UC Santa Barbara on the line

10/27/2013

Men's Soccer Captures the Big Ten Title against Northwestern 10/27/13

Men's Soccer Captures the Big Ten Title against Northwestern 10/27/13

CAREER HONORS
2012 Second Team All-Big Ten
2012 Academic All-Big Ten
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9/10/12)

2013 Junior: Posted an assist in draw with No. 5 California ... Scored first career Big Ten goal in 2-0 win against Indiana. Netted a goal in 3-1 win over Michigan. Added an assist on game-tying goal in 2-1 double overtime win against Michigan State.


2012 (Sophomore): Started all 17 games, totaling 1,393 minutes ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9/10) ... Tallied four points, including one goal and two assists ... Scored first collegiate goal (game-winner) in 3-2 victory against Hartford ... Notched career-high two assists in thrilling 4-4 draw versus Ohio State ... Played 90+ minutes in final nine games of season.

2011 (Freshman): Played in 21 contests with 12 starts, including all but one match in October and November ... Picked up his first point as a Nittany Lion with an assist in the 1-0 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament semifinal contest ... Recorded 16 shots with six on goal.

High School/Club/ODP: Contributed to 77 wins as a four-year letterwinner at Lewisburg ... Totaled 43 goals and 30 assists ... In senior season, notched a career-high 20 goals and 12 assists, earning first team All-State honors ... Led the Dragons to three District 4 titles and to the state quarterfinals in 2008 and 2010 ... With Penn Fusion club team (2009-10), won the Players Develop Tournament, placed second in the USYS National League, and claimed fourth place at the USYS National Championships ... Played academy soccer with PA Classics in 2011 ... Active with the PA East ODP team from 2007-09 ... Captured a Region I championship in 2008.

Personal: Full name is Owen Matthew Griffith ... Born on Nov. 11, 1992 in Reading, Pa. ... Parents are Sam and Amy Griffith ... Has an older brother, Drew, who attended Penn State ... Sam and Amy are Penn State graduates, as well ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points GWG Shots
2011 21-12 0 1 1 0 16
2012 17-17 1 2 4 1 24
TOTALS 38-29 1 3 5 1 40
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