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Pennsylvania native Rich leaves Louisville to join Nittany Lions for 2018 season
Six student-athletes land on IWLCA Division I Academic Honor Roll
School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
Nittany Lions finish in the top-4 for the second-consecutive season after earning a No. 4 ranking in the final poll of 2016
For the sixth time since 2005, Penn State earned at least five IWLCA All-Region honorees
The No. 7 Penn State women's lacrosse team fell, 11-8, in the NCAA Quarterfinals at No. 2 UNC. Photos by Spencer Herlong.
Penn State Wins the Big Ten Tournament over Ohio State -- Photos by Ben Solomon
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
Started in 20 of her 21 games played scoring one goal and adding one assist while collecting 21 ground balls, 14 draws and causing 17 turnovers … collected three draws against James Madison (March 9) … controlled three draws against Vanderbilt (March 12) … notched a goal at Stanford (March 20) … secured an assist at Michigan (April 17) … had a season-high three ground balls against Maryland (April 28) … named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
Started in all 21 games, transitioning to defense from midfield ... Had one assist vs. Virginia (Feb. 28) ... Notched 20 ground balls, six draw controls, and nine caused turnovers ... Had a career-high four grounders vs. Michigan (April 9) ... Forced a season-high three caused turnovers vs. Stanford (March 24) ... Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Appeared in 12 games ... Scored five goals ... Recorded five caused turnovers and three ground balls ... Scored first collegiate goal vs. Duquesne (Feb. 25) ... Tallied first postseason goal vs. Princeton (May 9) in the NCAA Tournament. BEFORE PENN STATE
Helped lead Archbishop John Carroll to four straight Catholic League championships (2010-13) ... As a senior, named a US Lacrosse All-American ... Earned First-Team All-Catholic and All-Delco honors ... In 2012, honored with US Lacrosse High School All-America, All-Delco, All-Main Line and second-Team All-Catholic laurels ... Played for the Phantastix Purple club team.
Daughter of George and Anne Schmitt ... Father, George, was a first-team All-America football player at Delaware and played one season for the then-St. Louis Cardinals (1983) ... Has two sisters, Isabelle and Hannah, who played lacrosse at Loyola Maryland ... Uncle, Tommy, and cousin, Kelly, attended Penn State ... Cousin, Thomas, currently attends the University ... Plans to major in business ... Born March 15, 1995 in Bryn Mawr, Pa.