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Nittany Lions cruise past
Nittany Lions earn first win of 2015
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."