Eight different Nittany Lions find net in first road loss of the season; Zichelli notches hat trick
PENN STATE CAREER 2012 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games and totaled three points (2g, 1a)...Added two ground balls, two caused turnovers and a draw control...Scored first collegiate goal against Bucknell Feb. 15.
BEFORE PENN STATE 2011 (Freshman): Played in eight games for Towson University...Recorded two assists, one ground ball and one draw control.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB Four-year starter and two-time team captain at Our Lady of Good Counsel (Md.) H.S. helped the Falcons to four-consecutive WCAC conference championships...Selected First Team All-WCAC all four years...Tabbed first team all-county as a junior and senior...Received All-Met and All-American recognition and was named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List in senior season...Selected MVP of WCAC Championship game in 2010...Earned All-Met Honorable Mention accolades as a junior and second team all-county honors as a sophomore...Broke the Good Counsel freshman scoring record in 2007... Also played four years of field hockey...Served as team captain as a senior...As a sophomore, broke school scoring record and tabbed team offensive player of the year...Named All-Met Honorable Mention and DC Examiner First Team...Named team rookie of the year as a freshman...Played with Maryland & D.C. lacrosse club team from 2004-09 under head coach Tony Giro...Won Galaxy National Championships in 2007 and 2008.
PERSONAL Shannon E. Lechner was born on February 25, 1992 in Silver Spring, Md. to parents Peter and Colleen...Has a younger sister, Kelly, who is a freshman on the Penn State lacrosse team...Enjoys playing lacrosse, shopping and eating...Majoring in rehabilitation and human services.