Three Nittany Lions were named All-America Scholar-Athletes
The Nittany Lions play Pitt, Bellevue, Bucknell and St. Francis during the fall.
Knief turns in 17th multi-hit performance on the season
Alyssa Sovereign posts team-leading 2-for-3 effort at the dish
Penn State registers five triples in the twinbill
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2013, 2014)
2014 (JUNIOR):Appeared in 39 games, making 27 starts in the outfield and as the designated playerhitter ... Batted .200 (12-for-60) with eight RBI ... Scored four runs ... Drove in a pair of runners twice: against Appalachian State and against Saint Francis (Apr. 2) ... Hit a double versus Oregon State (Feb. 7).
2013 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in 38 games, starting four, as a pinch runner and designated hitter ... Fifth on the team in runs scored with 17 ... Notched 16 runs as a pinch runner and stole six bases ... Registered her lone hit of the season vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 16) ... Scored twice vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 8) ... Tallied one run vs. Illinois (May 9) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades.
2012 (FRESHMAN):Logged time in 39 games, most among the freshmen, and started 15 contests ... Picked up 10 starts in right field and five in center ... Accumulated a .207 average at the plate with six hits to go along with three RBIs ... First collegiate appearance against LSU (Feb. 10) and first start against Notre Dame (Feb. 25) ... Excelled in twinbill against Ohio State (May11), scoring two runs, notching an RBI and stealing a pair of bases while finishing 3-for-6, including a season-high two hits in the second game ... Crossed the plate nine times while tying for second on the team with five stolen bases.
BEFORE PENN STATE