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Laura Suero named the Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week
Head coach Erica Dambach welcomes five to Penn State women's soccer for 2016
BIG TEN CO-FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK (9/20/16)
Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (Sept. 20)...Played in 15 matches...Tallied three points on one goal and one assist...Recorded her first career point on an assist in a 3-1 win over Hofstra (8/21)...Netted her first career goal, which was the game-winner, in a 1-0 victory at Wisconsin (9/18)...Played a season-high 33 minutes against BYU (8/26).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played high school soccer for Spring-Ford...Spring Ford won the PAC 10 Tournament twice (2013-14)...2015 PAC 10 Liberty Division champions...2013 PIAA AAA state finalists...PIAA AAA state quarterfinalists in 2014 and 2015...Four-time recipient of the team defensive MVP award...PAC-10 Second Team All-Conference as a freshman (2012)...Three-time PAC-10 First Team All-Conference honoree (2013-15)...Three-time Pottstown Mercury All-Area First Team (2013-15)...Two-time All Southeastern Pennsylvania Team (2014-15)...2014 Gatorade Player of the Year Nominee...2015 Pottstown Mercury All-Area Player of the Year...2015 East All-American Team...Played club soccer for FC Bucks Freedom...FC Bucks Freedom made the national final eight in 2013 and won the Northeast Conference championship in 2014.
Laura Emma Suero was born on Jan. 20, 1998, in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania...Parents are Beth and Neil...Has one sibling, Nicholas...Recreation, park and tourism management major.
WHY I CHOSE PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because they have an amazing academic program, a high level soccer program, and the best coaching staff. Also, the atmosphere at Penn State is welcoming and I knew it was the school for me."