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Penn State notched a 2-1 victory over Northwestern on senior day at Jeffrey Field
Sunday, Oct. 29 | Noon | Jeffrey Field | University Park, Pa.
Ethan Beckford scored the game-winner for the Blue and White in the second half
2016 BIG TEN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2015, 2016, 2017)
SCHREYER HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLAR
2017 (Redshirt-Senior): Appeared in 17 matches with eight starts in his final season donning the Blue and White ... Netted one goal on the season, scoring against JMU (Oct. 25) ... Added two assists to total four points on the season ... Put two shots on goal ... Played 966 minutes on the pitch.
2016 (Redshirt-Junior): Played in 13 matches with two starts … Carried a .333 shots on goal percentage with one shot testing the goalkeeper … Played a season-high 90 minutes in three-straight matches and tallied 570 minutes on the pitch in 2016.
2015 (Redshirt-Sophomore): Appeared in 14 games, starting three in his first full season with Penn State … Notched six points with three goals in 2015 … Carried a team-best .833 shots on goal percentage putting five of his six shots on goal … Scored his first career goal against Ohio State (Sept. 20) to knot the score at 1-1 … Netted his first career game-winner against Loyola Marymount (Oct. 21) with a goal in the 15th minute of the match … Had his second-straight goal in as many games against Wisconsin (Oct. 24) … Logged 495 minutes on the pitch for the Blue and White.
BEFORE PENN STATE
High School/Club/ODP: Prepped at State College Area High School where he was a four-year letterwinner … Helped his team to a state semifinal appearance in the 2012 season, going 20-1-1 overall … Played club soccer for the Keystone Klash and was a member of the PA West Olympic Development Program.
Personal: Full name is Samuel Swails Bollinger … Father is Joseph Martin, a professor in the chemistry department at Penn State and also wrestled for the Nittany Lions … Majoring in chemisty and is applying to medical school.