Cardona notches his fifth goal of the season in win
Nittany Lion defense allows just three shots
Head coach Bob Warming signs Shane Campbell, Kelton Cheney, Matt Mayewski, and Drew Klingenberg to NLIs
Penn State head coach Bob Warming welcomes one freshman and three transfers
High School/Club/ODP: Inaugural recipient of the Cost Family Endowed Men's Soccer Scholarship...Three-time First Team All-York-Adams Interscholastic Athletic Association (YAIAA) selection, starting three years as a forward for Dallastown Area High School...Scored 73 goals and totaled 39 assists in his career while missing his senior season with a broken foot...Earned YAIAA Player of the Year, All-U.S. East Region and Pennsylvania All-State honors in 2010...Led the Wildcats to a 24-2 record and a conference and District 3 title in the same year...Played club soccer for PA Classics, helping the squad to a 17-7-3 mark in 2011 and to the academy finals, placing second in a national tournament of 64 teams...Named to the ESPN Rise Starting 11 for Pennsylvania in 2011...Co-captained the Philadelphia U-18 Academy team at the MLS Generation Adidas (U-17) Cup, going undefeated in regulation, falling only on PKs in two games.
Personal: Born Christian Nelson Kaschak in York, Pa., March 5, 1994...Parents are Gary Kaschak and Amy Nelson...Had seven relatives who graduated from Penn State...Father wrestled at Penn State from 1981-86...Has one sibling, sister Caroline...Wishes to pursue a major in kinesiology.