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Nittany Lions appear in first College Cup Final
Hayes, Church and Nairn selected to first team; McNulty on second while Rodriguez on third
Nittany Lions host West Virginia in NCAA second round on Friday
The first 300 students in attendance will receive free admission
Nittany Lions open NCAA Tournament on Saturday at 6 p.m.
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2010, 2011)
2011: Started a career-high 17 matches in 26 total appearances in the midfield and defense...Scored a goal to aid in a 3-0 victory over Richmond (8/28)...Garnered a point and assist in contests with North Carolina State (9/2) and Michigan (10/23)...Played in all 11 Big Ten matches with 10 starts...Totaled 1,682 minutes of game time.
2010: Saw action in 13 games with 12 starts...Returned from injury on Sept. 15 vs. Bucknell, recording two shots on goal...Started 12 straight games in defense at left back, recording a shot vs. Michigan (11/7).
2009: Made 10 total appearances for the Nittany Lions as a reserve forward, tallying two goals, four points and nine shots...Scored first collegiate goal at Michigan (11/8)...Scored against in the very next game against Colgate (11/13) in the NCAA Tournament...Made collegiate debut against Rutgers (9/6)...Played a season-high 35 minutes against Iowa (10/11)...Recorded a season-high five shots against Colgate (11/13).
BEFORE PENN STATE
As a four-year starter at Mt. Lebanon, led the team in scoring sophomore, junior and senior years...Named All-State senior year...A three-time All-WPIAL and All-Section honoree...Member of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Area Team...Captained WPIAL Champions her senior year.
Beadling Soccer Club forward and midfielder coached by Denny Kolhmyer...Member of the Pa. West Champions 2003-08...USYSA Region I Champion 2005, the only Pa. West women's club team to compete at Nationals...Region I semifinalists 2003 and 2007...Region I ODP team 2007-present.
Full name is Jacqueline Ann Molinda...Born June 6, 1991 in Pittsburgh... Daughter of Gail Winter and John Molinda...Has one sister, Jennifer... Letterwinner in basketball...National Honor Society member and a four-time High Honor Roll recipient...Intends to major in engineering.
COACH WALSH ON MOLINDA
"Jackie is an incredibly fast, left-footed player. She is great on the ball and has an outstanding mentality. Her great combination of speed, quickness and technical ability will bring a much-needed dimension to our flank play."
MOLINDA ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"Penn State has great academics athletics and an outstanding soccer tradition as well as a one of a kind school spirit."
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