Penn State coach Bob Warming was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year as conference honors were announced on Thursday.
Warming earns the honor in just his third season with the Nittany Lions. He guided Penn State to a share of the Big Ten title and the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament, as the Nittany Lions put together a 9-4-3 overall record and a 3-1-2 mark in conference play. The award marks the second time a Penn State coach has earned Coach of the Year accolades and first since Barry Gorman in 2005.
Penn State had two All-Big Ten first team selections and four second team picks. Jacob Barron (midfield) and John Gallagher (defense) received first teams nods, while Julian Cardona (forward), Hasani Sinclair (forward), Owen Griffith (midfield) and Andrew Wolverton (goalie) were named to the second team
Midfielder Drew Klingenberg was named to the all-freshman team and Daniel Burnham was the Nittany Lions sportsmanship winner.
The Nittany Lions face Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals today.