Penn State women's hockey played its first varsity game at Vermont on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
NITTANY LION CAREER 2012-13: Appeared in 12 games, scoring a goal and three assists...Won 26 of 52 faceoffs...Made first appearances at Vermont (10/6, 10/7)...Tallied first point on an assist in a 6-0 victory over Sacred Heart (11/2)...Compiled a three-point day with a goal and two assists in a 4-0 win over Chatham (1/5)...Posted a rating of plus-three in both games, finishing the season with a plus-four.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Recently played for Gilmour Academy in Ohio during the 2011-12 season, helping the team to a 28-19-9 record including the Ohio Flames Tournament title...Played for the Pacific Steelers for three seasons, leading the team in goals (10), points (23) and assists (13) in just 25 games...Named cross country MVP, while earning three district championships at Centennial Secondary...Helped the Centennial team to the B.C. Provincial Lacrosse title.
Kaitlyn Roberta Zinn was born November 22, 1993 in Coquitlam, British Columbia to Cindy and Dave Zinn...Has an older brother named Nick...Intends to major in biology.
QUOTING ZINN ON PENN STATE
"Penn State had an amazing vibe when I visited. It's going to be incredible starting up a hockey program and getting a top notch education."