2013 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
Made 26 starts in 38 appearances in the infield and as a pinch runner ... Carried a batting average of .224 and an on-base percentage of .344 ... Scored 11 runs and collected three RBIs ... Went 1-for-1 with a single and two walks, scoring once, vs. UMKC (2/17) ... Posted a 3-for-4 effort vs. Iowa State (2/24), scoring twice ... Scored and notched an RBI with a double vs. Longwood (3/3) ... Drove one run in vs. Loyola (Chicago) (3/6) ... Scored twice vs. Toledo (3/9) with one single and two walks ... Singled and scored in back-to-back games vs. Arizona (3/15) and Texas (3/15) ... Crossed home plate once vs. Michigan (3/29) as a pinch runner ... Scored at Michigan State (4/3) ... Tallied one run and sent a runner in at Indiana (4/6).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Named All-League, All-County and Suburban News Player of the Year 2009-11 ... Named Female Athlete of the Year 2009-10 ... Named All-State 2010-11 and MVP of Ramsey 2010-11, coached by Chris Caserta ... Led county in 2011 with a .598 batting average ... Named team captain for 2012 season ... Played summer ball for Team LI Gold coached by Nike Galati ... Four year letterwinner in soccer, named Bergen Record Female Soccer Player of the Year in 2011 ... Named to the All-League squad from 2008-11 ... Earned All-County (3/6) 2010-11 and Suburban News Player of the Year 2009-11 ... Named MVP for 2010 squad while leading Bergen County with 27 goals scored ... Helped lead Ramsey to the 2011 Big North League, N.J. State Sectional and N.J. Group II State titles.
Lexis Anne Knief was born March 22, 1994, in Ridgewood, N.J., to Cathi and Karl Knief ... Has a twin sister named Ashley and two siblings, Kris and Brett.