All-Americans Molinaro, Taylor and Wright lead the charge
Sophomore Nate Morgan is coming off a red-shirt season that saw the talented Lion rehab from an off-season injury. Morgan was a spot starter for Penn State two years ago and looks to return to the starting line-up in 2012-13.
Lion Career 2011-12: Missed 2011-12 with an injury...red-shirted...First Team Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2010-11: Began season by going 6-1 to take third at Washington and Jefferson Open on 11/13...Strong 4-1 performance at ESU Open on 11/20, advancing to the finals and placing second...went 4-2 at the Nittany Lion Open on 12/5 to take seventh...made his Penn State varsity debut in front of sold out Rec Hall crowd on 1/30, losing to #2 Matt McDonough in Big Ten dual vs. the Hawkeyes...got first Nittany Lion and Big Ten dual meet win with 6-5 victory over Illinois' Logan Arlis on 2/11.
Morgan came to Penn State from McCook, Neb., where he was a Nebraska state champion for McCook High School. A three-time state qualifier, Morgan placed at the Nebraska state tournament three times, advancing to the finals twice and winning once. An outstanding student, Morgan was a member of the National Honor Society, on the McCook High School student council and a two-time Academic All-State pick.