Bob Warming Named Coach of the Year

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After winning the Big Ten regular-season conference title, the Penn State men’s soccer team earned multiple awards from the conference for its successful season.

In his third season at the helm for the Nittany Lions, head coach Bob Warming was honored as Coach of the Year after leading his team to a 3-1-2 record in conference play and a 9-5-3 overall record.

Senior team captains Jacob Barron and John Gallagher were named first team All-Big Ten as Barron excelled as a defensive midfielder and Gallagher made a position switch to left back.

Julian Cardona, Hasani Sinclair, Owen Griffith and Andrew Wolverton were all named to the All-Big Ten second team for Penn State.

Cardona, a senior, is third in the conference in goals with six and also leads the team 14 total points. Sinclair, another senior, tallied six points on the season for the Lions. Griffith, a sophomore scored a goal and registered two assists this season. Wolverton, a sophomore goalie, leads the Big Ten with a 0.49 Goals Against Average in nine games this season.

Additionally, freshman Drew Klingenberg was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team while Daniel Burnham, a senior, earned the team’s Sportsmanship Award.

The Lions lost to Michigan State 3-1 in the Big Ten tournament semifinals on Friday.

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