|Follow PSU Field Hockey:||Follow @PennStateFH|
Nittany Lions outshoot Hawkeyes 24-7 on their way to 5-1 victory
Field Hockey team tops conference with 16 honorees; Big Ten Champion football team leads Nittany Lions with 19 recipients
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016: Saw action in the 6-2 win against Old Dominion (8/26)… Put up one shot in the 3-0 win against No. 5 Virginia (8/28)… Saw action in the 8-1 win against Temple (9/2)… Saw action in the 3-1 win against No. 9 Albany (9/4)... Posted one shot in the 4-1 win againt Lock Haven (9/11) ... Saw ation in the 9-1 win against Bucknell (9/13)... Scored a season high two goals in the 7-0 win against Ball State (9/17)... Saw action in the 2-0 win against Ohio State (10/06)... Saw action in the 4-1 win against Rutgers (10/21)AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015: Saw action in 15 games, starting the Oct. 11 matchup against Lock Haven... Scored her first career goal against Bucknell on the road in a 3-1 win over the Bison... Played a career high 57 minutes in a 2-1 loss vs. Ohio State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Senior captain and four-year letterwinner at Selinsgrove ... Started every game of her high school career, scoring 62 goals and totaling 31 assists ... Led the team in scoring as a sophomore and junior ... Named first team all-state as a junior and senior, and second team all-state as a sophomore ... Recognized as first team all-league, all-district and all-region all four years of high school ... Member of a team that went 20-3-1 as a senior and won four district titles ... Played club field hockey for PA Power ... Participated in Futures and won nationals in 2014 ... Was a Junior Olympic gold medalist in 2011 ... Helped her team to a Festival championship in 2013 ... Also lettered in track at Selinsgrove.
PERSONAL: Full name is Emily Mae Klingler ... Born on May 28, 1997 in Selinsgrove, Pa. ... Parents are Vickie and Douglas Klingler ... Has an older brother, Braden, and an older sister, Asthin ... Ashtin was a member of the Penn State field hockey team and lettered from 2011-13 ... Brother Braden played football and threw javelin at Susquehanna University.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I chose Penn State because the second I stepped on campus I felt right at home. The education, the environment and the competitiveness of the field hockey program made my decision so much easier."