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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
The Nittany Lions set multiple program records during the season
Penn State and Lindenwood are both seeking their first win in the CHA Tournament
The Nittany Lions earned their first win over a ranked opponent.
Penn State and Vermont skated to a 3-3 tie on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
Penn State women's hockey hosted No. 7 Mercyhurst on Feb. 1, 2013. Photos by Steve Hass
Penn State women's hockey fell to Princeton, 3-0, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Photos by Steve Hass.
Nittany Lions fall in Inaugural Home Opener to Syracuse, 4-0 on Oct. 13, 2012.
Penn State women's hockey played its first varsity game at Vermont on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
2015-16 BIG TEN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR
2015-16 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2015-16 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2013-14 ASSISTANT CAPTAIN
NITTANY LION CAREER
Nittany Lion co-captain...Played in all 37 games on the Nittany Lion defense...Recorded three points on the year (2g, 1a)...Scored her first goal of the season in a 3-0 win against Union (10/18)...Tallied her second goal of the year in a 4-3 loss against UConn (10/25)...Picked up her lone assist of the season in Penn State’s 5-3 victory over 7/8 Boston University (10/9)...Recorded a season-best +2 rating twice in 2015-16 (Union 10/17 & Lindenwood 2/12)...Blocked a season-high five shots in a 3-2 three overtime loss against Syracuse in the CHA semifinal round (3/4)...Posted a season-best two shots twice (UConn 10/24 & Robert Morris 1/22).
Served as a captain, appearing in 35 of the Nittany Lions’ 37 games...Recorded four assists: at Colgate (11/7), against Lindenwood (11/21), at Robert Morris (12/6) and against No. 6 Mercyhurst (12/13)...Finished the year with a team-best +5 rating, going +3 in a 6-4 victory at Colgate (11/7) and a 3-1 series finale win against RIT (1/18)...Blocked 33 shots, including a season-high three twice: against Lindenwood (11/21) and Robert Morris (2/20).
Led the team as an assistant captain and as the top-scoring defensive player with three goals, five assists and eight points...Tied for the team-lead with penalties (14) and penalty minutes (28)...Posted the team's best shooting percentage (.115) with three goals on 26 shots...Blocked 48 shots, fourth on the team, with a season-high of four at Ohio State (1/3)...Opened the season with an assist and a plus-one rating at Vermont (10/4) during a 3-3 tie...Assisted PSU's lone goal in the Pegula Ice Arena opener vs. Union (10/18) and assisted on a goal in a loss to New Hampshire (10/27)...Scored first goal of the season on a power-play vs. Syracuse (11/9).
Appeared in all 35 games, tallying a team-high 10 points among all defenders with three goals and seven assists...Blocked 32 shots and posted a positive rating in eight games, finishing the season with a minus-two...Tallied first career goal in a 6-1 victory at Sacred Heart (10/20)...Recorded assists in back-to-back games at Lindenwood (11/16, 11/17)...Notched a career-high three points behind a goal and two helpers in a win over Chatham (1/4)...Scored against nationally ranked Mercyhurst (2/1)...Tallied assists against Mercyhurst (2/2), Lindenwood (2/9) and RIT (2/15).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played for the Detroit Honeybaked club team for five seasons...Won the 19U and 14U state championships with Honeybaked...Lettered four years in lacrosse at Rochester High School...Earned all-state honors all four seasons in lacrosse.
Jordin Lorraine Pardoski was born January 4, 1994 in Elmhurst, Illinois. to Julie and Ryan Pardoski...Has a younger brother named Jared...Mother, Julie, played basketball at Illinois-Chicago, while father, Ryan, played hockey at Michigan...Human development and family studies major.
QUOTING PARDOSKI ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because it's the best school for my academic and athletic ambitions."