Penn State hosts Bucknell, Lock Haven and Cornell in Spring Tournament
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
Field hockey team looks ahead to 2013
Nittany Lion season comes to a close following Big Ten title and NCAA quarterfinals
Penn State ends 2012 season with 18-4 record
Field hockey takes on Syracuse in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
No. 1 seeded field hockey defeats No. 4 seed Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals.
No. 1 seed Penn State claims the Big Ten Tournament Championship with a 2-0 victory over No. 3 seed Michigan!
9/23/12 Field Hockey vs. Michigan
AS A R-JUNIOR IN 2011: Started all 23 games for the Nittany Lions, tying for third on team with eight goals and sixth in total points (16) ... Netted one of two Nittany Lion goals against Old Dominion (8/26) in the season opener as she played all 70 minutes in the loss ... Followed up that performance with a goal at Virginia (8/28) to help lead the Nittany Lions to a 3-0 victory over the No. 3 Cavaliers ... Scored in her third consecutive game at Lock Haven (9/2), contributing in a 5-2 victory over the Bald Eagles ... After seeing 66 minutes of action in an overtime loss to No. 4 UConn, she followed with a goal at Princeton (9/8) in a tough 4-3 loss ... Netted her fifth goal in her first six games in a 6-1 victory over Quinnipiac (9/11) ... Ended a three-game scoreless streak with a goal at Iowa (9/25) to help lead the Nittany Lions to a 3-0 victory over the Hawkeyes ... Saw 70 minutes of action in back-to-back contests at Indiana (10/7) and Lafayette (10/11) ... Scored her seventh goal of the season at Bucknell (10/25) in a 3-1 victory, as she played all 70 minutes ... Netted the game-winning goal in the second half against Michigan (11/6) in the Big Ten Championship game.
AS A R-SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Started all 20 games while ranking third on the team with seven goals and 15 points ... Posted the second multi-goal effort of her career in a 5-3 victory over Iowa ... Posted back-to-back tallies off of corners in the first half against the Hawkeyes ... That performance started a string of three-straight contests in which she scored ... Chipped in with a second-half goal against Monmouth on October 3, which capped off the scoring in a 7-2 victory for the Lions ... Added another late tally five days later against No. 7 Michigan State, which iced a 4-1 win for Penn State ... Scored a pair of game-winning goals during the year after opening the scoring in Penn State's 4-0 victory over No. 16 Old Dominion in the opener on August 27 before doing the same against Bucknell during a 4-1 win against the Bison on October 19 ... Gave Penn State a brief lead in the second half against Michigan in the Big Ten semifinals with a backhand goal from 15 yards out, which gave the Lions a 2-1 advantage ... Penn State finished the season 5-1 when Allison scored a goal ... Added her only assist of the year against No. 4 Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament ... Set up a goal by Daneen Zug, which evened the score at one and propelled the game into overtime ... Posted five shots-on-goal against the Orange, which marked a season-high.
AS A R-FRESHMAN IN 2009: Was tied for third on the team in scoring (12 points) and tied for second in goals (5) ... Also finished second in both shots (45) and shots on goal (29) ... Played in 19 games, starting 15 times ... Ended the regular season with seven consecutive starts after coming off the bench the previous four games. This came after starts in eight straight to start the season ... In final home game of season against No. 8 Michigan State (10/31), picked up first assist since the home-opener ... Scored fifth goal of season at No. 20 Indiana (10/23) to give Penn State a quick 1-0 lead ... Started second straight game, at Iowa (10/18), and finished with two shots ... Two-game goal streak was snapped vs. Bucknell (10/13) in first start in almost three weeks (9/23 at Princeton) ... Second goal in as many games came vs. No. 18 Northwestern (10/9). It tied the score at two midway through the second half ... Scored late insurance goal vs. No. 14 Stanford (10/5) and finished the game with three shots (all on goal) ... Three shots on goal vs. No. 18 Ohio State (10/2). One shot directly led to Jessica Longstreth's first half goal ... Finished with two shots on goal off the bench at Michigan (9/27) ... Started at No. 7 Princeton (9/23) after missing previous game. Finished with two shots, one on goal ... Had team-leading three shots (two on goal) at Lafayette (9/16) ... Recorded three shots (all on goal) in two-day Terrapin Invitational (9/12-13) ... Named Penn State Student-Athlete of the Week on Sept. 8 following sensational two-game stretch vs. Lock Haven and Connecticut ... Had two shots, one on goal, vs. No. 5 UConn (9/6) ... Career day in home opener vs. Lock Haven (9/4) with a career-high two goals and an assist in 3-1 win. Also had a career-high eight shots, six on goal ... Finished with three shots, two on goal, at No. 6 Virginia (8/30) ... Had two shots in collegiate debut at No. 16 Old Dominion (8/28).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Part of Mifflinburg's state championship team in 2007 ... Also helped the Wildcats to a runner-up finish in the district and a 24-3 record overall ... A First Team League All-Star her senior season, had 20 goals and 19 assists, finishing her career with 56 goals and 61 assists ... Earned League All-Star recognition each year including Honorable Mention kudos her freshman year, Second Team honors her sophomore year and First Team accolades her final two seasons ... Part of Futures in 2006 ... Played in National Hockey Festival in 2006 where her Pa. Power team took the Under-19 Division Championship ... A three-sport star, was a 1,000-point scorer in basketball and also helped her softball squad to a District IV championship in 2007.
PERSONAL: Full name is Hannah R. Allison ... Born on December 7, 1989 in Reading, Pa. ... Parents are John and Noreen Allison ... Has an older brother, Josh (29) and two older sisters, Rachael (27) and Sarah Kurtz (24) ... Brother-in-law graduated from Penn State ... Sister, Rachael, played field hockey at Messiah College from 2003-05, was a part of the NCAA Division III National Finalist team in 2005... Plans on majoring in physical education and would like to be a teacher and a coach for a career.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "As soon as I saw the pride that Penn State athletes carry, I knew I wanted to be one of them. It is close to home, but far enough away. It's an amazing town and I could see myself living here for a very long time."
GETTING TO KNOW HANNAH