Penn State hosts Bucknell, Lock Haven and Cornell in Spring Tournament
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
Reddig records 25th career assist, Amy scores 60th career goal
Co-Captains Hannah Allison and Ayla Halus joined their choach
Nine student athletes named to National Academic Squad
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Appeared in eight games during her freshman campaign, seeing 71 total minutes of action ... Recorded a shot in three consecutive games against Quinnipiac (9/11), Virginia Commonwealth (9/18) and Temple (9/22) ... Was named to the Gladiator NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad for her success in the classroom.
HIGH SCHOOL: Led her team to three PIAA District IV State Championships during her time at State College High School under head coach Cindy Solic...Team made it to the State Tournament Quarterfinals in 2008 and 2009...Served as team captain her senior year and was named a Tri-Valley League First Team All Star in both 2009 and 2010...Also participated in Springboard Diving as a freshman and ran for the track team her sophomore, junior and senior year...Qualified for the 4x400 for states her senior year, where she placed fifth...Also participated in the 2010 Penn Relays.
PERSONAL: Full name is Amanda Rose Dinunzio ... Born on Feb. 8, 1993 in Bronxville, N.Y. ... Parents are Karen and Rob Dinunzio ... Has a sister, Emily...Father played baseball at St. Bonaventure University...Plans on majoring in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I am the third generation of my family to attend Penn State, I grew up coming to as many Penn State field hockey games as I could, and I couldn't see myself playing anywhere else!!"