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Penn State contingent among 238 student-athletes recognized for academic excellence
Nittany Lions honored as one of 84 programs with a team grade-point average of at least 3.0
Nittany Lions boast at least two IWLCA All-Americans for third straight season
Cyr, Purvis tabbed to West All-Region First Team; Mosketti named to second team
Madison Cyr, Purvis earn All-ALC First Team honors; McCormick, Mosketti named to second team
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
ALC Academic Honor Roll .. Recorded four caused turnovers and three ground balls ... Appeared in six games, starting one.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
ALC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 18 games ... Scored four goals ... Added eight ground balls, two caused turnovers and two ground balls.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
ALC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in four games in freshman campaign ... Notched first career goal and point in 17-9 win over Lafayette (March 23) ... Collected one ground ball.
BEFORE PENN STATE
A four-year starting midfielder and two-time team captain at Hatboro-Horsham (Pa.) High School ... Finished her career with 247 career goals and 179 assists (426 points) ... Earned First Team All-America honors in junior and senior seasons and received honorable mention as a sophomore ... Named First Team All-Suburban One Continental all four years, first team all-area, "best offensive player", team MVP three times (2008-10) and Under Armour All-American twice (2008, 10) ... Led the Hatters to a Suburban One title and state quarterfinal appearance in 2007 and to a second-place league finish and to the district and state playoffs in 2010 ... As a senior, recognized as Suburban One Conference (Continental) Player of the Year and HHHS Athlete of the Year ... In sophomore season, established the single-season scoring record (91 goals, 38 assists) ... Set the Hatter freshman scoring record with 46 goals and 64 assists, earning "rookie of the year" honors ... Won a US Lacrosse National Tournament championship with Philly 1 in 2009, at which she was named a finalist for the Heather Leigh Albert Award (tourney MVP) ... Played in the All-American Under Armour Tournament in 2008 and 2010 and with an all-star team at the national tournament and in the US Lacrosse All-American showcase in 2010 ... Also a standout in field hockey, earned First Team All-State, Pennsylvania Player of the Year, and First Team All-American honors in 2009 ... Trained and competed with the USA U-19 National Field Hockey Team and the Olympic Development Select Team in 2010 ...A n Academic All-American in both lacrosse and field hockey ... Played club lacrosse with Phantastix Elite 2010 Purple team.
Daughter of Ed and Sur Purvis ... Four-year member of the Penn State field hockey team (2010-13) ...Has a sister, Jenny, who was a senior on the Penn State field hockey team in 2010 ... Mother and aunt, Cindy, also played field hockey at Penn State ... Ed played soccer at Temple University ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Born April 20, 1992 in Abington, Pa.
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