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Seven Nittany Lions tallied points in Penn State's 6-2 victory over Rutgers
Sunday, Oct. 22 | 1 p.m. | Yurcak Field | Piscataway, N.J.
The Nittany Lions fell 1-0 in a road match against No. 6 Michigan State
Sload scored his second career goal in the 110th minute of play for the Blue and White
BIG TEN SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD (2016)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 (Redshirt-Junior): Appeared in 16 matches with 14 starts for the Nittany Lions, playing 1,413 minutes on the pitch ... Scored the first goal in a 6-2 win over Rutgers (Oct. 22), which was his first career goal donning the Blue and White ... Took nine shots, putting six on goal ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2016 (Redshirt-Sophomore): Saw action in 10 matches with seven starts … Took two shots in the 2016 season … Played a season-high 110 minutes against No. 22 Akron (Oct. 18) … Recorded 702 minutes on the pitch … Earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.
2015 (Redshirt-Freshman): Did not see action in the 2015 season.
2014 (Freshman): Utilized redshirt season.
BEFORE PENN STATE
High School/Club/ODP: 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.
Personal: Full name is Ryan Joseph Gallagher ... Son of 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 ... Majoring in management information systems.