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Penn State women's hockey took on RIT in a CHA matchup on Oct. 25, 2012 at Greenberg Ice Pavilion.
NITTANY LION CAREER
2012-13: Featured in 15 games, notching seven points on a goal and six assists, while recording a plus-three rating...Tallied first varsity point on an assist in a 5-3 win over Vermont (10/6)...Assisted on two goals in a 6-1 win over Sacred Heart (10/20)..Notched second multi-point game with a goal and an assist vs. Sacred Heart (11/3)...Added an assist in a 4-0 win over Chatham (1/5)...Blocked 14 shots.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Member of the 2011-12 Penn State club team, earning team Rookie of the Year honors...Played for the Honey Baked 19U AAA team from 2010-11, Little Caesars 19U AAA team from 2009-10 and played for the Grand Rapids Griffins 16U and 19U AAA teams from 2006-2009...Earned the Justine Pellman Award in 2008.
Madison Taylor Smiddy was born May 1, 1992 in Albuquerque, N.M. to Gerard and Stephenie Smiddy...Older brother, Stephen, played hockey at D-III Milwaukee School of Engineering, while older sister, Sarah, played for Vermont...Has two younger sisters named Rachel and Annah...Majoring in business marketing.
QUOTING SMIDDY ON PENN STATE
"I picked Penn State because I fell in love with the campus and I felt like I was actually wanted and not just another number."
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