Penn State women's hockey played its first varsity game at Vermont on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
NITTANY LION CAREER 2012-13: 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)...Tallied the PSU's lone goal in a loss to Lindenwood (2/8)...Scored a goal at Robert Morris (2/22).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played for four season at the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid...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, Del. to Francis and Rebecca Laurenzi...Has an older brother named Nick...Intends to major in athletic training.
QUOTING LAURENZI ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the campus and for the new hockey program."