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Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes
PSU, Robert Morris lead the way with 18 representatives each
Bella Sutton among conference Student-Athletes of the Year
The Nittany Lions will play in the program's first CHA Tournament semifinal game.
Penn State women's hockey celebrated Senior Day vs. No. 8 Mercyhurst on Feb. 16, 2014.
Penn State women's hockey fell to Lindenwood, 3-1, on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
Penn State women's hockey hosted No. 7 Mercyhurst on Feb. 1, 2013. Photos by Steve Hass
Penn State women's hockey defeated Sacred Heart, 6-0, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
Nittany Lions fall in Inaugural Home Opener to Syracuse, 4-0 on Oct. 13, 2012.
2015-16 BIG TEN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR
2015-16 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2015-16 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2014-15 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2014-15 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2013-14 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2012-13 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
NITTANY LION CAREER
Played in all 37 games during her senior year...Netted seven points (2g, 5a) on the year...Recorded a goal and an assist in Penn State’s 5-3 victory over No. 7/8 Boston University (10/9)...Tallied an assist in a 1-1 tie at Lindenwood (10/31)...Recorded an assist in a 5-1 win at Robert Morris (11/14)...Posted an assist at Princeton (12/12)...Netted a goal and an assist in Penn State’s 3-2 win at Ohio State (1/3)...Posted a season-best +2 rating three times during the season (Boston University 10/9, Robert Morris 11/14, Ohio State 1/3)...Only committed four penalties during the year...Blocked 39 shots on the year, which ranked fourth-best on the team...Won 215 faceoffs on the team, which ranked second-best.
Appeared in all 37 games, scoring three goals and adding two assists for five points...Goals came in three-straight games: at New Hampshire (1/24) and in each of the home Syracuse contests (1/30-31)...Goal at New Hampshire was a game-winner...Recorded 27 blocks, getting three in three contests...Posting a .448 winning percentage (203-250) at the faceoff circle.
Played in all 36 games, registering three assists, 42 blocks and 228 faceoff victories...Notched all three assists a four-game span at RIT (11/15, 11/16) and Lindenwood (11/23)...Blocked a season-high four shots at RIT (11/16).
Appeared in all 35 games, scoring four goals, seven assists and 11 points with a team best plus-six rating...Named as one of the team's Unsung Heroes along with teammate Jenna Welch...Won a team-high 258 faceoffs and posted a .496 winning percentage...Tallied first career point in a 5-3 win in the team's inaugural opener at Vermont (10/6)...Notched first multi-point game with two assists in a 6-0 win over Sacred Heart (11/2)...Scored first collegiate goal the next day against Sacred Heart (11/3)...Tallied the game-winning power-play goal in a 3-2 win at Lindenwood (11/17).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played for four season at the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, N.Y....Helped the NSA win three state titles...Played in 291 games, scoring 78 times and tallying 203 assists in four years...Earned invitations to the U14, U16 and U17 USA Select Camps and the IIHF Hockey Camp in Finland.
Emily Grace Laurenzi was born October 28, 1993 in Townsend, Delaware...Parents are Francis and Rebecca Laurenzi...Has an older brother named Nick...Plans to open a pit bull rescue after graduation...Recreation, parks and tourism management major.
"I chose Penn State because of the campus and for the new hockey program."