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Bethany Mink
Bethany Mink


Allentown, Pa.

High School:
William Allen




AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Participated in two games ... Made first appearance of the season vs. Ohio State (10/11), recording a shot ... Also saw time vs. UC Davis (10/26).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Played in four games during her first year on the team ... Made her Nittany Lion debut in a 5-0 victory over Lock Haven (9/12) ... Fired the first shot of her career in an 8-0 win over Lehigh (9/14) ... The team went 4-0 in games she appeared outscoring opponents 27-2.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time LVIAC first team All-Star while playing for William Allen High School ... Racked up 72 goals and 33 assists for 177 career points as a four-year letter winner in field hockey ... Earned Morning Call first team All-Area twice, as well as the Outstanding Field Hockey Player Award in 2010 and 2011 ... Received the Special Recognition Award in 2010 ... Helped her team qualify for the PIAA Districts 2008-2011 ... Runner-up at the 2008 LVIAC Championship Final ... Member of the decorated WC Eagles ... A member of the 2011 USA Junior National Indoor Team and a 2011-12 Future's Elite Selection ... Qualified for the 2011 National Future's Championship, as well as the 2011 Junior National Camp ... A member of the William Allen's swimming team ... Graduated with honors in December 2011 and entered Penn State as a Green Shirt Recruit in January 2012.

PERSONAL: Full name is Bethany Abigail Lydia Mink ... Born on July 21, 1994 in Allentown, Pa. ... Parents are John Mink and Dawn and Dave Fridirici ... Has two brothers, Nick and Nate, and a sister, Gabby ... Sister, Gabby, played field hockey at Towson 2004-07 ... Brothers, Nick and Nate, graduated from Penn State ... Volunteers with the Special Olympics, as well as with Motion and her church ... Was a member of the student government and International Club in high school ... Played the clarinet in her orchestra and was a member of the Community Music School ... Majoring in rehabilitation and human services.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I chose Penn State for the many traditions it upholds. The large campus, outstanding academics and athletics drew me in, as well as team unity. I grew up going to PSU football games, so I have always known that I wanted to come here and be a part of the pride and tradition of Penn State."


Year GP-GS G A Pts. Shots GWG
2012 4-0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 2-0 0 0 0 1 0
Career 6-0 0 0 0 2 0

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