Penn State hosts Bucknell, Lock Haven and Cornell in Spring Tournament
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
Nittany Lion season comes to a close following Big Ten title and NCAA quarterfinals
Penn State ends 2012 season with 18-4 record
Penn State will face Albany for the first time in program history
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!
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Played and started in all 23 games ... Scored four goals on the season and had a team-leading 20 assists ... Finished sixth in the country in assists ... Earned assists in two of her first three contests ... Had three-straight games (at Princeton, Quinnipiac, at Duke) where she tallied two assists ... Scored her first goal of the season at Iowa (9/25) to go along with an assist ... Assisted a career-high three times on goals at Indiana (10/7/11) ... Scored goals in two consecutive games at Bucknell (10/25) and vs. Michigan State (10/30) ... Earned two big assists in the Big Ten Title game against Michigan (11/6/11) ... Tallied an assist in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at UConn (11/13) ... Was named Academic All-Big Ten for her success in the classroom.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Appeared in 17 games during her freshmen season, including the final 16 contests of the year ... Scored her first career goal while unloading a season-high three shots during a 4-0 victory over Temple ... Her goal, which opened the scoring just eight minutes into the contest, proved to be the game-winner during head coach Charlene Morett's historic 400th career victory ... Also uncorked a pair of shots during each of the next two games against West Chester and Indiana ... Fired her last shot of the year against No. 4 Syracuse during the NCAA Tournament ... Finished the season with nine shots, including three on-goal ... Earned a spot on the NFHCA National Academic Squad for her work off the field as well.
HIGH SCHOOL: One of the all-time leading scorers at Warwick Hill School, finishing career with 54 goals and 25 assists - the second most goals in school history ... Led squad to Lancaster Lebanon League Finals in 2008, along with three district (2007-09) and state (2007) qualifiers ... Named First Team All-State as both a junior and senior ... Three-time Lancaster Lebanon League All-Star while earning All-League final two seasons ... Twice scored four goals in a game to tie the school record ... Competed on Sutter's Brigade club team, winning National Hockey Festival in 2009 while also garnering Gold at the AAU National Field Hockey Championship ... A member of other club teams, including Simply Select Field Hockey (three years), Blue Mountain - as part of the Keystone Summer Games - and Futures program (four) ... High school squad earned the NSCAA High School Team Academic Award ... Also a three-year varsity letterwinner in basketball and lacrosse ... Named All-League in lacrosse as both a junior and senior ... A First Team All-Lancaster Lebanon League performer as a senior in basketball ... A senior captain in field hockey, basketball and lacrosse ... Awarded the Dr. Joseph W. Grosh Scholarship as the top senior female athlete at Warwick.
PERSONAL: Full name is Whitney Brynn Reddig ... Born on June 13, 1991 in Lancaster, Pa. ... Daughter of Jan and Rita Reddig ... Sister of Trey ... Undecided on a major.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "After visiting Penn State, I absolutely fell in love with everything about it. It felt like home to me. The hockey coaches and team were great. The whole atmosphere of Penn State is impossible to beat."
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