Head Coach Bob Warming adds four freshmen and four transfers for the 2014 season
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played five seasons with the New York Soccer Club, which finished fourth in the 2013 EDP ... Lettered three years at Don Bosco Prep, earning All-League First Team, All-County First Team and a spot in the BCBSCA All-Star Game senior year ... Tallied five goals and five assists senior year in leading the team to a county final and a 13-4-2 record ... Tallied six assists junior year as the team went 11-7-1 ... Earned All-League Third Team sophomore year.
Ryan Joseph Gallagher was born July 17, 1996 in Manhattan, N.Y. to John Gallagher, Jr. and Yolanda Forbes-Gallagher ... Has an older brother, John, who played soccer at Penn State (2008-12) and was drafted by the Chicago Fire ... Father, John, played soccer at Rutgers ... Intends to major in economics.
QUOTING GALLAGHER ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because this institution has an excellent academic reputation, an excellent athletic reputation and an excellent social atmosphere. My brother attended Penn State so I wanted to continue the Penn State tradition in my family."
QUOTING WARMING ON GALLAGHER
"Ryan is another guy who has been in love with Penn State and Penn State soccer for a very long time. He has been coming to matches since 2009 to watch his brother John play and summer camps since 2011. He has always wanted to play at Penn State and we are looking forward to having him on the team."