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Brittany Basinger
Brittany  Basinger

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Purcellville, Va.

High School:
Woodgrove

Height:
5-7

Position:
D


07/20/2016

Record 81 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes

06/06/2016

Women's Soccer Names 2016 Captains

Brittany Basinger, Nickolette Driesse and Megan Schafer to captain women's soccer in 2016

05/26/2016

Basinger to Join U.S. U-23 WNT for Nordic Tournament

Brittany Basinger, U.S. U-23 WNT heads to St. Georges Park, May 28-June 8

04/25/2016

Basinger Invited to U.S. U-23 Camp

Rising redshirt junior Brittany Basinger headed to Charlottesville, Va., May 1-7

09/15/2015

Basinger Selected to TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week

Redshirt sophomore Brittany Basinger receives her first national honor

12/06/2015

Penn State vs. Duke: Women's College Cup Final

Penn State takes on Duke in the Women's College Cup Final

TEAM CAPTAIN (2016)
TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (9/15/15)

ALL-BIG TEN FRESHMAN TEAM (2013)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2014, 2015)
BIG TEN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR (2015)
CONCACAF WOMEN'S U-20 CHAMPION (2014)

2015
Academic All-Big Ten ... Named to the TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (9/15) ... Started all 27 matches on the Nittany Lion backline ... Tallied a career-high two shots against Loyola Marymount (8/23) ... Played every minute of the first three matches, including a 0-0 draw against No. 21 Duke (8/28) ... Scored her first career goal in a 2-0 win at No. 2 Stanford (9/11) ... Tallied a goal in Penn State’s 5-0 victory over UAlbany in the NCAA First Round (11/13) ... Recorded a career-high two assists against Boston University in the NCAA Second Round (11/20) ... A member of the Nittany Lion backline that posted 15 shutouts on the year, including eight-straight to end the season.

2014
Did not play ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2013
All-Big Ten Freshman Team honoree ... Started all 23 matches, spending 1,762 minutes on the field ... Dished out two assists: against Illinois (10/20) and at Nebraska (10/27) ... Took six shots, four of which were on goal.

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE
Member of the U-20 Women's National Team that won the 2014 CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship and competed at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup ... Played on the U17 Women's National Team and in the U17 Women's World Cup in the fall of 2012.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Coached by Erin Barrett and Jesse Shehan at Woodgrove High ... Helped lead her team to the 2012 AA VHSL State Championship as well as the district and region championships ... Named to the All-District and All-Region teams ... Also lettered in basketball for three years.

CLUB EXPERIENCE
Played for FC Virginia ECNL, coached by Paul Ellis and Carolyn Rice.

PERSONAL
Full name is Brittany Basinger ... Born June 30, 1995, in Sterling, Virginia ... Parents are Jeff and Jackie Basinger ... Has one brother, JB, and one sister, Brooke ... Father played football at Salem University ... Majoring in kinesiology.

WHY I CHOSE PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the atmosphere that surrounds not only the campus but the soccer team as well. Everyone is a big family."

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