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Casey McCartin
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Casey McCartin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Horsham, Pa.

High School:
Hatboro-Horsham

Height:
5-3

Position:
F/M


03/22/2012

Field Hockey Recognized Nationally for Academic Success

Nine student athletes named to National Academic Squad

11/13/2011

Field Hockey Drops Tough 3-2 Decision to UConn

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

10/21/2011

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

Six seniors will be recognized prior to game

10/14/2011

First Place Field Hockey Travels to No. 10 Michigan Sunday

Penn State looking to make it 10 in a row

10/11/2011

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

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

CAREER HONORS
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.'"

McCARTIN'S CAREER STATISTICS

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

CAREER HIGHS
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)

GETTING TO KNOW CASEY
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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