Penn State to celebrate THON families during the match, honor its six seniors afterward
Maloney nets ninth of the year before WVU's Andy Bevin scores twice to earn victory
The third-ranked Penn State men's soccer team is set to face preseason Big Ten pick Maryland at 1 p.m. on Sunday
Senior goalkeeper named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for second time this season
Connor Maloney scores conference-leading eighth goal of the season in the 79th minute as Penn State dominates every facet of the game
2012 (Junior): Appeared in 12 games, making 11 starts ... Totaled three points in 627 minutes ... Posted an assist in Penn State debut against Stetson ... Scored first PSU goal in 3-0 victory against Adelphi.
2011 (Sophomore - Virginia Tech): Played in and started all 19 games at forward or midfielder ... One of three Hokies to start every game ... Scored in the season-opener against Cincinnati at the Hilton Garden Hokie Invitational ... Finished second on the team with 24 shots.
2010 (Freshman - Virginia Tech): Played in 18 games, including 11 starts ... Led team in game-winning goals (2), was second on team in goals scored (5) and tied for second in points (11) ... Took 28 shots, 15 on goal ... Earned first career start against UAB ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Tech's 4-2 victory over Alabama A&M ... Scored the game-winning goal in the Hokies' 1-0 shutout of American ... Scored first career goal in Tech's 7-2 win over Howard ... Assisted a goal in the match versus NC State in the ACC Tournament ... Named team Rookie of the Year.
High School/Club/ODP: Played for Bellarmine College Preparatory and the U.S. Soccer Academy ... Combined for 19 goals and 20 assists in his first two seasons at Bellarmine, before joining the U.S. Soccer Academy ... Led his team in goals and assists.
Personal: Michael Minutillo ... Born Nov. 23, 1991, in San Jose, Calif. ... Parents are Dan and Cathy Minutillo ... Has one brother, Danny, and two sisters, Kate and Gina ... Danny played soccer under Coach Warming at Creighton University ... Majoring in recreation park & tourism management.