Drew Astorino LARGER

Drew Astorino

YEAR INDUCTED
2019
ROLE
Athlete
LEVEL PLAYED
College, High School
About Drew Astorino

DREW ASTORINO was a standout in football, basketball, and track & field at General McLane High School.  He helped General McLane become the first school in PIAA history to win state titles in football and basketball the same academic school year, scoring the game-winning touchdown and the game-winning basket in the title games. In football, he had 2,534 career rushing yards and 56 TDs, adding 11 INTs. He set PIAA state records for yards rushing (172) in a title game, longest TD run in a title game (71), and longest kickoff return in the PIAA playoffs (97). The Lancers won two District 10 titles, made two Western Finals appearances, and were the 2006 State Champions. Drew was named the 2006 District 10 Player of the Year, a first team All-District and All-Region selection, and was the PIAA Player of the Year in 2007. In basketball, he was two-time All-Region honoree. The Lancers won three Erie County League, three District 10, and three Region titles. They won the 2007 PIAA State Championship. He also qualifed for the PIAA Championships three times in track & field. Drew went on to play 52 career football games at Penn State, with 40 starts at safety. He was a three-time All-Big Ten honorable mention selection, and also an Academic All-Big Ten honoree twice.  He finished with 257 tackles, which currently ranks 14th all-time, along with five interceptions and 20 passes broken up.  He was named the Erie Times New Male Athlete of the Decade (2000-2009) and was inducted into the General McLane Hall of Fame in 2017.