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Penn State looks for its first victory of the 2018 campaign at Lehigh before returning home for three straight
Penn State outscored Towson, 7-3 in the second half, but a late rally came up just short as the Nittany Lions drop their first season opener in the last seven years.
Penn State returns 73 percent of its goal scoring from a team which set the all-time single-season program record for goals scored with 303 last season
BEFORE PENN STATE
2017 graduate of Wading River High School and a five-year member of the women’s lacrosse team … named a 2017 US Lacrosse and Under Armour All-American … four-time All-=Suffolk County … served as team captain … also a member of the soccer and basketball teams … played club lacrosse for the Long Island Yellow Jackets.
Sophia Lyn Triandafils was born December 7, 1998 to Jennifer and Richard Triandafils in Wading River, N.Y. … has an older sister Mary and a younger sister Erin … both parents played Volleyball in college, her father Richard at Rutgers University and her mother Jennifer at Dowling College … undecided on a major.
TRIANDAFILS ON PENN STATE
“I wanted to be challenged on the lacrosse field and in the classroom. Not only does Penn State offer top athletic and academic opportunities for me but it also provides me with the chance to grow as an individual, and in the family atmosphere that surrounds the university. Penn State will help me become the best lacrosse player, student, and person I can be.”
DOHERTY ON TRIANDAFILS
“Sophia is a super versatile midfielder and has great attacking skills. She is a weapon anywhere on the field and we are excited for her to come and be a part of our midfield fairly quickly.”