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Penn State looks to start the season 5-0 for the first time since 1993 on Saturday against the Big Red
The Penn State Women's Lacrosse Team Returns 8-of-12 starters from last season's Final Four squad
Head Coach Missy Doherty Announced the Addition of 10 Freshman to the Class of 2020
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Appeared in four games off the bench during her first season in Happy Valley … tallied her lone point with an assist in a win over Duquesne (Feb. 22).
BEFORE PENN STATE
2016 graduate of Howard High School … four-year starter of the women’s lacrosse team … two-year team captain during her junior and senior seasons … led her team to three Division 3A/4A North Regional Championships and three Division 3A/4A State semifinal appearances … earned team MVP as a senior … was a First-Team All-Howard County selection as a junior after scoring 50 goals and adding 22 assists to lead her team … collected First-Team All-Howard County laurels as a senior as well as being named Second-Team Baltimore All-Metro and Washington Post All-Met Team … named Howard High Female Athlete of the Year as a senior … also a senior captain of the women’s soccer team earning First-Team All-Howard County … soccer State Finalist as a junior … was a scholar athlete all four years of high school … also a member of the basketball team for three years and the indoor track and field team as a senior winning the County Championship and individually qualifying for the 500 at regionals … also played six years for M&D Black club winning three consecutive Club National Championships and three consecutive Maryland Club Championships.
Katie Tate Schluederberg was born January 24, 1998 to Holly and Scott Schluederberg in Baltimore, Md. … has a younger sister Kelly … her grandfather Donald Tate played Division I lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University while her father Scott was a Division III soccer player at DePauw University … intends to major in Bio-Behavioral Health.
SCHLUEDERBERG ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because of the tradition of excellence in academics and athletics, the family atmosphere it offers and for the alumni support.”
DOHERTY ON SCHLUEDERBERG
“Katie is a versatile athlete who can contribute all over the field. She has a great shot, and she isn’t afraid to score the big goal when needed.”