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Nittany Lions appear in first College Cup Final
Lions can clinch 15th consecutive Big Ten title with win or tie on Sunday
Nittany Lions host Michigan State and Michigan this weekend
Evans, Costa and Nairn net Penn State goals
Freshmen score two of the three Penn State goals
2011: Started the first nine games of the season recording three assists before a season-ending knee injury at Wisconsin (9/17)...Tallied assists in three straight games against Nevada (8/21), West Virginia (8/26) and Richmond (8/28)...Played a career-high 94 minutes against Central Florida (9/9).
2010: Made 13 appearances with one start vs. Minnesota (10/15)...Scored first career goal, a game-winner at Iowa (10/10)...Took seven total shots.
2009: Redshirted season due to knee injury during spring play.
2008 Saw action in 16 games while earning two starts against William & Mary (8/23) and then-No. 4 Florida State (8/29).
BEFORE PENN STATE
A two-time NSCAA All-American at St. Anthony's, Garcia led her squad to two NYSCHGAA League Championships and two State Championships...Complied a 70-2-2 record over her four years at St. Anthony's while scoring 14 goals...Named the NSCHSAA Player of the Year in 2008...Member of the all-state team in 2008 and all-league team in 2007...Played four years of club soccer for the East Meadow Dynamite, leading her team to two New York State Championships and two finals appearances...Two-year member of the USL W-League Long Island Rough Riders...Spent time training with numerous U.S. Youth National teams including the U-14, U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-18 squads...Played in Germany with the U-16 U.S. National team as a defender.
Full name is Brianna Krisa Garcia...Born October 2, 1990 in Babylon, N.Y., she is the daughter of Brian and Kristine Garcia...Has a younger sister, Marisa...Enjoys coaching youth programs in her area...Majoring in kinesiology.