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Celkos, Conley and Hussey draw recognition
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016: Saw action in the 6-2 win against Old Dominion (8/26)… Saw action in the 8-1 win against Temple (9/2)... Saw action in the 4-1 win against Lock Haven (9/11)AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015: Saw action in 17 games, starting 16 contest... Played a career high 100 minutes in a double-overtime loss to Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Played in all 22 games and started in 21 in her first season ... Logged 70 minutes in 12 games ... Member of a defense that finished the season 10th nationally with a 1.31 goals against average ... Helped the squad to six shutouts in 2014, including a 3-0 win against No. 6 Virginia (8/31), a 2-0 win at No. 14 Temple (10/5) and a 1-0 win against No. 19 Michigan State (11/6) ... Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors following opening-weekend wins against No. 9 Old Dominion (8/29) and the Cavaliers, helping hold Virginia scoreless in a game for the first time since 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to the Futures Elite Academy in 2013 and 2014 ... Finished third in the 2012 Junior Olympics ... Played in the National Futures Tournament in 2012 ... Guided her team to a third place finish at the Futures Elite Championship in 2013 ... Four-year letterwinner at Oak Park and River Forest under head coach Lauren Blanco ... Selected as a team captain during senior season ... Named the 2013 Field Hockey Player of the Year for the state of Illinois ... Two-time team MVP winner ... Illinois High School Field Hockey Association All-State selection in 2012 and 2013 ... Played at the club level with Windy City Field Hockey Club ... Led the team to a second place finish in the Mickey Flight at the National Club Championship in 2013 ... Played for Spark Field Hockey Club while living in Maryland in 2010 and played in the National Indoor Tournament with the team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Cori Cierra Conley ... Born on August 16, 1996 in Secaucus, Md. ... Parents are Eric and Janell Conley ... Has two sisters, Cydney and Christen ... Sister, Cydney, plays field hockey at William Smith College ... Currently undecided on major.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I chose Penn State because I really felt at home on campus and I love the atmosphere on campus. I am really excited for the chance to be a part of the Penn