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Field Hockey team tops conference with 16 honorees; Big Ten Champion football team leads Nittany Lions with 19 recipients
Nittany Lions cruise past
Nittany Lions earn first win of 2015
AS A SENIOR IN 2016: Posted one goal and one assist in the 6-2 win against Old Dominion (8/26)… Posted one assist in the 3-0 win against No. 5 Virginia (8/28)… Tied a career high three goals and posted one assist in the 8-1 win against Temple (9/2)… Posted one assist in the 3-1 win against No.9 Albany (9/4)...Posted one shot and one assist in the 4-1 win against Lock Haven (9/11)... Scored one goal and posted one assist in the 9-1 win over Bucknell (9/13)... Posted one shot in the 4-3 win against Iowa (9/16)... Posted one shot and earned one assist in the 7-0 win against Ball State (9/17)... Posted five shots in the 5-3 loss against No. 11 Northwestern (9/23)... Scored two goals and posted five shots in the 3-1 win over No. 8 Michigan (9/25)... Posted four shots in the 4-1 win against Michigan State (9/30)... Scored one goal and posted three shots in the 4-2 win against No. 11 Princeton (10/02).. Posted seven shots and had one defensive save in the 2-0 win against Ohio State (10/06)... Scored one goal and posted four shots in the 5-4 loss against No. 6 Maryland (10/16)... Saw action in the 4-1 win against Rutgers (10/21)... Scored two goals in the 3-2 win against Indiana (10/28)... posted one assist in the 3-1 win against indana to advance to the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament (11/03)...posted two shots in the 1-0 win against Michigan to advance to the Championships of the Big Ten Tournament (11/04)... Saw action in the 2-1 win against Maryland to win the Big Ten Tournament (11/06)... Posted two shots and had one defensive save in the 2-1 loss to No. 14 Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/12)AS A JUNIOR IN 2015: Played in all 19 games, startng 14 contest... led the team in goals netting a career high 11 goals... Recorded game winning goals against Northwestern (10/30) and Indiana (11/2), the latter of which upset the host team (IU) and advanced Penn State to the second round of the Big Ten tournament... Gouged Northwestern for three goals to record her first career hat-trick... Notched three assist...
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Played in 12 contests ... Saw time in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal matchup against No. 4 Syracuse on Nov. 16 ... Played a season-high 32 minutes and tied a career-high with three shots, including one on goal, at Ohio State (9/28) ... Posted three shots and one on goal against Lock Haven (9/23)
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013: Saw time in two contests ... Made an appearance in a 6-1 win vs. Ohio State (10/11) ... Totaled two shots in a 5-0 shutout win vs. UC Davis (10/26).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity letter-winner for West Perry High ... Named 2012 Capitol Mid-Penn Player of the Year and All-State honorable mention ... Two-time Mid-Penn All-Star selection ... Member of the 2010 Capitol Mid-Penn Championship team ... Led team in scoring during junior and senior seasons ... Played for the East Coast Field Hockey Club ... A two-year letterwinner in soccer.
PERSONAL: Full name is Brooke Nicole Birosik ... Born on Feb. 5, 1995 in Harrisburg, Pa. ... Parents are John Birosik and Jennifer Powell ... Has two sisters, Brittney and Chloe ... Currently undeclared on major.
BIROSIK ON PENN STATE: "After coming up to Penn State, I fell in love with everything it had to offer. The field hockey coaches and team made you feel welcomed. The academics it has to offer and the sports atmosphere here is one of a kind."