Penn State Career
2006 (Junior): Named to ALC Academic Honor Roll...Did not see game action due to injury.
2005 (Sophomore): Started the first six games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury...Scored six goals and totaled nine points in those six games...Netted a career-high three goals vs. William & Mary (3/13)...Collected five ground balls and had 11 draw controls.
2004 (Freshman): Saw action in one game of the season against Davidson (3/6).
Three-year varsity letterwinner in lacrosse...Also lettered in basketball (4 years) and field hockey (1 year)...Member of 2002 and 2003 WPSLA championship teams...Named MSLA MVP in 2002 and MSLA all-tournament team in 2003...US Lacrosse first Team All-America in 2003...Member of the honor roll.
Born Joanie Lauren Plake on Sept. 3, 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pa....Parents are Jim and Carol Plake...Has a younger brother, Jimmy, and an older sister, Julie.
Quoting Coach Isidor
"After missing almost two seasons with injury, we are so excited to have Joanie back on the field. Her game sense and leadership will be a huge asset to this year's team."