Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
Provides valuable depth to the midfield unit ... plays the wide midfield position ... will look to play in his first match during the 2013 season ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Did not see game action ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-year varsity member and three-time letter winner at Edina High School ... started his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Edina ... two-time all-conference performer (2010 & 2011) ... 2011 Class "AA" all-state honoree ... 2010 Class "AA" all-state honorable mention ... earned all-Metro second team honors as a senior ... MVP of the Edina squad during his senior campaign ... Edina team won the 2010 Lake Conference title ... started for his Minnesota Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad in 2010 ... plays club for the Minnesota Thunder Academy USDA U18 ... traveled with his club team to train with ABC FC in Natal, Brazil, in 2009 ... son of Eric and Michele Panken ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Science as a pre-professional studies (pre-med) and Spanish major ... boasts a 3.880 cumulative GPA ... named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.