Head Coach Bob Warming adds four freshmen and four transfers for the 2014 season
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played four years at State College Area, helping the Little Lions to four PIAA District 6 Championships and three PIAA State Tournament appearances including a semifinal showing in 2011 ... Played club soccer with the PA Classics for four seasons.
Jake Patrick Garrigan was born April 18, 1996 in State College, Pa. to Jill and Jeff Garrigan ... Jill ('87) and Jeff ('90) are Penn State graduates ... Jill works in PSU Athletics' Fitness Program teaching three kinesiology classes and instructing yoga classes including the PSU men's soccer team ... Has three sisters: Jordan (PSU class of 2016), Juliet and Josie ... Intends to major in the college of agriculture sciences.
QUOTING GARRIGAN ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State for a few reasons. Being from State College allowed me to become familiar with campus and what it offers students. Penn State represents an excellent University for my academic and athletic interests. Additionally, both my parents are alumni and I understand the value of being part of the PSU family."
QUOTING WARMING ON GARRIGAN
"It's great to have a local player from State College on the team who loves soccer like Jake. He is going to really have a chance to improve his game playing with our players. A good athlete, Jake can make big strides in his game in our program."