Lions under consideration for U21 national team, Mink to named to indoor squad
Nittany Lions have had 12 honorees for three-straight seasons
The Nittany Lions had 12 team members on the squad for the second-straight season
The Nittany Lions recorded its first shutout of the season, allowing just two shots in the match
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Started all 22 games at midfield ... Played 70 minutes five times ... Tied a career-high with four shots at No. 15 Iowa (10/25) ... Posted an assist in back-to-back wins at Ohio State (9/28) and at No. 18 Michigan State (9/26) ... Let off four shots against Lock Haven (Sept. 23) ... Scored her first career goal in a 5-2 win against No. 14 Princeton (9/12) ... Set a personal-best with four shots at Quinnipiac (9/7).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013: Played in 15 games as a rookie ... Tallied one assist and eight shots on the season, including three on goal ... Made her collegiate debut at No. 8 Old Dominion (8/30) ... Posted two shots vs. Temple (9/6), including one on goal ... Notched her assist at Lock Haven (9/11) ... Played a season-high 42 minutes at Lafayette (9/22) ... Put one shot on goal in back-to-back games that she played in at Indiana (9/29) and vs. Ohio State (10/11) ... Recorded two shots vs. UC Davis (10/26) ... Named to the Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: Currently a member of the 2013 U-19 National Touring Team ... Member of the U-17 National Team and the U-19 National Team ... Competed in the U-17 Canada Tour, the National Futures Championship (2007-11), the Futures Elite Tournament (2012) and the Junior Olympics (2010-11) ... Four-year varsity letterwinner for Eastern High ... Helped squad to its 14th consecutive State Group Four Title, as well as its 14th Sectional Championship and 14th Conference Championship ... Eastern named her to the 2011 and 2012 Top of the Circle National Number One Team ... Helped her team to two Tournament of Champions Championships ... Individually a two-time first team National All-American (2011-12), as well as a three-time Regional All-American (2010-12) ... Two-time Field Hockey Club of South Jersey Midfielder of the Year (2011-12) and three-time Field Hockey Club of South Jersey first team All-South Jersey (2010-12) ... Three-time All-Conference (2010-12), first team All-New Jersey (2010-12) and first team Group Four (2010-12) ... Team captain and team MVP during the 2011 and 2012 seasons ... Attended Spirit of USA Junior National Camp 2010-12 ... Won gold medal at the 2010 U-16 National Futures Championship ... Won gold at the 2009 and 2008 U-14 National Futures Championship and competed in 2007 ... Trained with the 2011 New Jersey Junior High Performance practice squad in 2011 ... Earned a gold medal at the 2009 U-14 Disney Showcase and earned silver in 2008 ... Gold Flight silver medalist at the 2010 U-16 Disney Showcase and Gold Flight bronze medalist in 2011 ... A one-year letterwinner in lacrosse and a two-year letterwinner in track.
PERSONAL: Full name is Carly Elizabeth Celkos ... Born on Aug. 8, 1995 in Voorhees, N. J. ... Parents are Ed and Tracy ... Has one brother, Eddie, who played football at Lock Haven University ... Cousin Jenifer Hubler ('04) and Aunt Michelle Primano ('76) attended Penn State ... Member of the National Honor Society (2011-13), the NFCHA All-Academic Squad and the Spanish National Honor Society (2011-12) ... Currently undeclared on major.
CELKOS ON PENN STATE: "The first time I went to visit, it felt like home to me right away. I felt that academically and athletically it was the perfect fit for me. The team and coaches felt like a family to me as soon as I met them on my visit."