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Owen Griffith
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Owen Griffith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lewisburg, Pa.

High School:
Lewisburg

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Position:
M


09/28/2014

Wolverton Earns Shutout Record in 1-0 Win at Michigan

Goalie Andrew Wolverton saves four shots for his 29th career shutout; Connor Maloney scores league-leading seventh goal of the season in 57th minute

09/13/2014

Klerks Sends No. 16 PSU Past No. 11 IU, 1-0

Sophomore midfielder nets first career goal; Finney records shutout in first career start

09/12/2014

No. 16 Men's Soccer Travels to No. 11 Indiana on Saturday

Penn State faces Indiana as its Big Ten opener for the 14th time

09/05/2014

Griffith Nods 16th-Ranked Nittany Lions by Temple, 1-0

Senior captain's goal with 59 seconds left in the first half provided Penn State with third straight win to start the season

08/31/2014

Second-Half Surge Sends No. 15 Lions Past St. John's, 3-0

Connor Maloney's two goals, Mikey Minutillo's first goal since 2012 help Penn State to 2-0-0 start to the season

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
2013 & 2014 PENN STATE CAPTAIN
2012 & 2013 ALL-BIG TEN SECOND TEAM
2012 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN
BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9/10/12)

2013 Junior: Made 20 appearances with 19 starts scoring two goals and tallying two assists as team co-captain ... Earned second straight All-Big Ten Second Team honor ... Posted an assist in draw with No. 5 California ... Scored first career Big Ten goal in 2-0 win against Indiana ... Netted the game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Michigan ... Added an assist on game-tying goal in 2-1 double overtime win against Michigan State ... Earned 1,479 minutes of playing time, playing 90+ minutes on six occasions.

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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