20 Krissi Penikis
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Swarthmore, PA
High School: Strath Haven
Position: D

2009: Played in six games … Earned four ground balls and one caused turnover on the season … 2008: Appeared in 13 games, earning two starts, and finishing with two points … Picked up her first career point with an assist against Davidson … Scored her first career goal against Stony Brook … Also had four ground balls, five draw controls, and four caused turnovers … Before Brown: A four-year starter on the lacrosse team at Strath Haven High School, Penikis captained her lacrosse team as a senior … The 23rd-ranked team in the nation by Lacrosse Magazine, Strath Haven played in the State Tournament in each of Penikis’ four years, finishing as Runners-Up in 2007 … Named First Team All-Central League in 2007 along with All-Delco by The Daily Times and an All-Star by The News of Delaware County … Named Second Team All-Central and Honorable Mention All-Delco in 2005 … Was a two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American (2006 & 2007) … Played club lacrosse for Lenape Premier … Member of National Honor Society and High Honor Roll Student … Recipient of H&S Award for Excellence in Spanish and the Bryn Mawr College President’s Book Award … Also an accomplished singer and was a founding member, singer, and songwriter for the rock band, Paris Green … Personal: The daughter of Andrejs Penikis and Amanda Bayer, Krissi has two sisters, Annalise and Suzanna … Concentrating in Neuroscience.