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Casey McCartin
Casey  McCartin


Horsham, Pa.

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Field Hockey Recognized Nationally for Academic Success

Nine student athletes named to National Academic Squad


Field Hockey Drops Tough 3-2 Decision to UConn

Big Ten Champion Penn State finishes season with 17-6 record


No. 8 Field Hockey Hosts Ohio State on Senior Day Saturday

Six seniors will be recognized prior to game


First Place Field Hockey Travels to No. 10 Michigan Sunday

Penn State looking to make it 10 in a row


No. 6 Field Hockey Leaps by the Leopards, 6-0

Penn State improves to 16-2 all-time against Lafayette

Academic All-Big Ten (2009, 2010)
NFHCA National Academic Squad (2008, 2009, 2010)

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Saw action in all but one game during the 2011 season ... Made her first career start during Penn State's thrilling 1-0 victory over No. 5 Princeton on October 24 ... Posted three assists during the year ... Helped set up Penn State's goal early in the second half against No. 5 UConn on September 3, which momentarily evened the score at one ... Added two more assists during the Nittany Lions' 7-2 victory over Monmouth on October 3 ... Provided assistance on back-to-back goals during a seven-minute stretch, which helped cap off an incredible six-goal surge in the first half ... Uncorked a shot in four straight appearances from September 15-26, including a pair of blasts against Lafayette ... Earned NFHCA National Academic honors and a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten team for her efforts in the classroom.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Played in eight games while scoring two goals (on only three shots) in limited action ... Saw action against Pacific (10/24) and at Iowa (10/18) ... Played for the first time in the early October four-game homestand, seeing key minutes vs. Bucknell (10/13) ... Netted second goal in as many home games, vs. West Chester (9/20). Finished with a career-high two shots in that game ... Played second half minutes off the bench vs. No. 5 Connecticut (9/5), scoring first-career goal to cut the Huskies' lead to 2-1 ... Made season debut at No. 6 Virginia (8/30) ... Also played at Michigan (9/27) and American (9/13) ... Named both an Academic All-Big Ten and NFHCA National Academic honoree.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Played in three games, recording one shot ... Had a shot in first collegiate game vs. Georgetown (9/19) ... Also played vs. Lafayette (10/1) and at conference foe Northwestern (10/19) ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time All-State selection, McCartin led the Hatboro-Horsham Hatters to Suburban One League Championships in 2005 and 2006 as well as state playoff appearances in 2004 and 2005 ... A four-time All-Conference selection ... Earned All-Intelligencer Team honors ... Earned a National Festival Gold Medal three times ... National Futures for three years ... Named Hatboro-Horsham's Most Athletic Female as a senior ... Captained the field hockey and lacrosse teams in final season ... Also earned All-Conference accolades for lacrosse from 2004-07 and helped propel the team to a 2007 league championship.

PERSONAL: Full name is Casey Leigh McCartin ... Born on October 24, 1989 in Horsham, Pa. ... Parents are Thomas and Megan McCartin ... Has a younger sister, Kelly (18) ... Two aunts, Patricia and Colleen, and uncle John all attended Penn State ... Communication science and disorders major.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I chose Penn State not only for the great academics and athletics, but also to be a part of the Penn State tradition. Once you're a `Penn Stater', you're always a `Penn Stater.'"


Year GP-GS G A Pts. Shots GWG
2008 3-0 0 0 0 1 0
2009 8-0 2 0 4 3 0
2010 19-1 0 3 3 8 0
Career 30-1 2 3 7 12 0

Goals: 1, two times; last vs. West Chester (9/20/09)
Points: 2, three times; last vs. Monmouth (10/3/10)
Shots: 2 vs. West Chester (9/20/09)

Major: Communication Science and Disorders
Favorite Food: Philly Cheesesteak
Favorite Color: Turquoise
Favorite Musical Artist: Dave Matthews
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
Favorite TV Show: The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Harry Kalas
Favorite Pro Team: Phillies
Favorite Athlete: Shane Victorino
Hobbies: Shopping
Biggest Fear: Heights
Teams I'd Like To See Added To The Schedule: Louisville and Drexel
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Cosmo
Place I'd Like To Visit: Italy
If I Didn't Play Field Hockey, I Would Play: Lacrosse
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Roll around in it

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