NITTANY LION CAREER 2012-13: The team's leader in blocks (57), while scoring three goals, two assists and five points...Opened collegiate career in fine fashion, notching three points in 5-3 win at Vermont (10/6) with two goals, an assist and a season-best plus-three...Named CHA Rookie of the Week (10/8)...Tallied third goal of the season against CHA rival Robert Morris (11/11)...Notched second assist of the year against Chatham (1/4) with a rating of plus-two.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played for the Gilmour Academy in Ohio in 2011-12...Played club hockey for the Anaheim Ducks, serving as captain in 2010-11...Earned two bronze medals at the USA National Championships in 2009 and 2010...Selected to USA Hockey Player Development Camps in 2010 and 2011.
Micayla Nicole Catanzariti was born March 22, 1994 in Orange, Calif. to Renee and Ron Catanzariti...Has younger twin sisters, Madison and Alexa...Intends to major in psychology with a minor in photography.
QUOTING CATANZARITI ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because as soon as I set foot on campus I felt at home. The community is unbelievable and now I have another family."