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Sunder, Goas and Russell were honored as Volleyball Magazine All-Americans
Sunder and Goodell led the team with 15 kills each
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Nittany Lions punch ticket to NCAA National Semifinals
The Nittany Lions earn an automatic bid to the NCAA National Collegiate Championship
2011 (Redshirt Junior): AVCA Second Team All-American ... First Team All-EIVA ... Outrigger Invitational All-Tournament Team ... EIVA Player of the Week (1/24, 3/14) ... Mike Anderson Player of the Game (1/21, 2/18) ... started all 31 matches of the season playing in 111 of 113 sets ... led the team with 1,224 assists, averaging 11.03 assists per set to rank eighth nationally ... paced the Nittany Lions to a .309 hitting percentage, which ranked 11th in the nation ... three of his primary hitters averaged 2.03 kills per set or better, including Joe Sunder who averaged 4.54 kills per set ... guided teammate Joe Sunder to a .361 hitting percentage, which ranked ninth in the nation ... totaled 98 kills, 27 aces, 128 digs and 67 total blocks ... his 27 aces ranked second on the team and his 0.24 aces per set ranked in the top 50 nationally ... his 1.15 digs per set ranked third on the team ... his 67 total blocks was second on the team and his 0.60 blocks per set ranked third among the Nittany Lions ... dished out 43 assists in season opener against UCLA (1/13) ... had 52 assists, six kills and four blocks against Hawaii (1/14) ... guided Penn State to .461 hitting against George Mason (2/26) and led the team with nine digs ... combined for 77 assists in the EIVA Tournament (4/28-30) ... had 39 assists vs. Ohio State in NCAA National Semifinal (5/5).
2010 (Redshirt sophomore): First Team All-EIVA ... EIVA Championship All-Tournament Team ... EIVA Player of the Week (1/25) ... started every match of the season, playing in 109 of 112 sets ... led the team with 1,503 assists, averaging 13.79 assists per set to rank fourth in the nation ... guided the Nittany Lion offense to a .327 attack percentage, which ranked fourth in the nation ... had three primary hitters averaging 3.61 kills per set or better ... guided teammate Max Lipsitz to a nation-leading .524 hitting percentage ... totaled 78 kills, 20 aces, 190 digs and 93.0 total blocks for the year ... averaged 1.74 digs per set to rank third on the team ... registered 72 assists and six blocks at Hawaii (1/8) ... posted a career-best 81 assists at UC Irvine (3/10) ... recorded 68 helpers vs. BYU (3/12) ... had seven kills on 10 errorless swings, 53 assists and eight total blocks vs. George Mason (4/17) ... had 49 assists, four kills on six swings and three blocks vs. Cal State Northridge in the NCAA National Semifinal (5/6).
2009 (Summer): Starting setter for the Puerto Rican Junior National Team at the Pan Am Cup in Chiapas, Mexico ... the team finished fourth in the tournament.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): AVCA Second Team All-American ... First Team All-EIVA ... EIVA Newcomer of the Year ... EIVA Player of the Week (4/20) ... Outrigger Invitational All-Tournament Team ... started every match of the season, playing in all 106 sets ... led the team with 1,367 assists, averaging 12.90 assists per set to rank sixth in the nation ... guided the offense to a nation-leading .397 attack percentage ... had five primary hitters averaging more than 2.67 kills per set ... totaled 74 kills, 16 aces, 137 digs and 85 total blocks ... averaged 1.29 digs per set to rank second on the team ... posted 57 assists, four blocks and four kills at Hawaii (1/10) ... had a season-high six kills and 45 assists versus Ball State (1/23) ... recorded 60 helpers with eight digs at IPFW (2/21) ... registered a career-high 61 assists, had four blocks and had six kills on six errorless swings against Lewis (2/27) ... tallied 49 assists, six blocks and six kills at Long Beach State (3/14) ... had 58 assists at George Mason (4/11) ... totaled 60 helpers and three blocks in the NCAA Tournament match with Southern California (5/7).
2008 (Summer): Setter for the Puerto Rican Junior National Team at the NORCECA Championship in San Salvador, El Salvador ... team finished fifth in the tournament.
2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.
2007 (Summer): Starting setter for the Puerto Rican Youth National Team at the 2007 Youth World Championship in Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico ... squad finished 11th in the world ... Junior National team captain for Puerto Rico ... recorded nine blocks in the match against Cuba, a Puerto Rican international competition record for boys or men.
Three-year team captain for Colegio Marista High School in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico ... led the Seahawks to two varsity and two junior varsity championships within the Puerto Rico High School Athletic Alliance ... named to eight All-Star teams at various tournaments ... six-time Most Valuable Player ... three-time Most Outstanding Player at Marista ... won every league championship game in volleyball since sixth grade ... played for the club programs Torrimar and Borinquen Coqui, earning a silver medal at the USAV Junior Olympics in 2005, also named to the all-tournament team at the event ... earned a bronze medal with Borinquen Coqui at the USAV Junior Olympics in Austin, Texas, also picking up all-tournament team honors ... also played for the Puerto Rican Under-12 National Baseball team and captured a silver medal.
Born Edgardo Goás García on Jan. 27, 1989 in San Juan, Puerto Rico ... parents are Aberlyn García and Roberto Goás ... has one brother, Roberto Goás, Jr., and one sister, Kyara Goás ... attended the same high school as former Nittany Lion setter José Quiñones, a three-time AVCA All-America setter ... names Daddy Yankee as favorite musical entertainer, math as favorite school subject, the LA Lakers as favorite professional sports team, Kobe Bryant as favorite athlete, "24" as favorite television show, "Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" and "Bad Boys II" as favorite movies, Will Smith as favorite actor, Megan Fox as favorite actress and the beach with his high school friends as his favorite place to visit ... majoring in communication arts and sciences ... nickname is Eddy G.