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Jenna Chrismer
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Jenna Chrismer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mountain Top, Pa.

High School:
Crestwood

Height:
5-3

Position:
F/M


AS A JUNIOR IN 2013: Participated in all 19 games, starting 18 of them ... Finished fourth on the team with seven goals and tied for fifth with 16 points ... Tallied two assists ... Posted three goals in a four-game span, scoring one at Lock Haven (9/11), one vs. No. 16 Delaware (9/20) and one at Lafayette (9/22) ... Accumulated five points in a two-game span, recording a goal and an assist vs. Ohio State (10/11) and the game-winning goal at Bucknell (10/13) ... Scored at Iowa (10/25) and posted an assist vs. UC Davis (10/26) ... Scored a goal vs. Iowa (11/8) in the Big Ten Tournament.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Played in every game for the Nittany Lions and earned a career-high nine starts ... Matched a career-best mark of five goals scored in a season ... Set a career-high in assists on the year with two ... Also set a career-high in points on the season with 12 ... Found the back of the net twice in a 6-2 win over California (10/7), including the game winner ... Scored in back-to-back games in an 8-0 win over Lehigh (9/14) and a 7-1 victory against Monmouth ... Notched an assist in the second game of the season in a 3-2 win against No. 8 Virginia (8/26) ... Scored a vital goal in a 4-3 win against No. 17 Michigan (9/23).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Appeared in 23 games during her freshman season, making six starts ... Scored goals in her first three contests, earning Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors ... Scored one of those goals in a 3-0 victory at No. 3 Virginia (8/28), where she played a season-high 67 minutes ... Scored fourth goal of the season in a 4-0 victory over Temple (9/22) ... Notched her first career assist in a 1-0 victory over Northeastern in the NCAA Tournament (11/12) ... Scored a goal in a 3-2 loss to No. 5 UConn (11/13) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-time letterwinner in field hockey ... Two-time first team All-Pennsylvania selection for her junior and senior years at Crestwood High ... Scored 100 career goals and 29 assists to total 229 career points, good for fourth all-time in school history ... High school team was District II Champions in 2009 and 2010 ... Took part on the USA U-19 National Team for the Chile Tour ... Earned three letters in track and two in swimming ... A National Honor Society Member, who earned Academic High Honors from 2007-10.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jenna Elizabeth Chrismer ... Born on Oct. 28, 1992 in Lansdale, Pa. ... Parents are Joe and Beth ... Has two older brothers, Joe and Derek ... Father played football at Delaware Valley College (1980-84) while mother played volleyball at Gwynedd Mercy College (1981-85) ... Brother, Joe, plays football at Wilkes University ... Brother, Derek, plays baseball at DeSales University ... Majoring in hotel, restaurant and institutional management.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I chose Penn State because of the many academic and athletic opportunities it has to offer. After visiting many other campuses, I felt right at home when I visited PSU."

CHRISMER'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS G A Pts. Shots GWG
2011 23-6 5 1 11 28 0
2012 22-9 5 2 12 25 2
2013 19-18 7 2 16 33 1
Career 64-33 17 5 39 86 3
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