Nittany Lions fall in Inaugural Home Opener to Syracuse, 4-0 on Oct. 13, 2012.
NITTANY LION CAREER
2014-15 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.
2013-14 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).
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).
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, Del. … Parents are Francis and Rebecca Laurenzi ... Has an older brother named Nick ... Plans to open a pit bull rescue after graduation.
QUOTING LAURENZI ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the campus and for the new hockey program."