No. 5 Penn State Outlast Cal, 2-1
Oct. 7, 2017
Buckeye Varsity Field | Columbus, Ohio | 135
COLUMBUS, Ohio – No. 5 Penn State (12-2, 4-1) outlasted a quip bid by California (7-4) Saturday afternoon during Buckeye Varsity Field in a neutral site matchup that saw a Nittany Lions travel divided with a 2-1 win. With a win, Penn State extends a all-time record to 5-1 vs. California dating behind to 1980.
“It was a plea for us physically with a discerning turnaround from yesterday’s diversion though i’m unapproachable that we were means to get a win on a highway and dual wins sum this weekend,” pronounced conduct manager Charlene Morett-Curtiss.
Shay Cannon non-stop a scoring for Penn State with a idea in a 17th-minute, unassisted, that gave a Nittany Lions a 1-0 lead that carried to a break.
Penn State dominated a opening half recording 10 shots to California’s sole shot, as good as earning 4 chastisement corners – 4 some-more than Cal.
The second half featured a resurgance in a California offense as a Golden Bears posted 8 shots and warranted 5 chastisement corners.
Five mins later, Cal cut a Nittany Lion lead to one as Femke Delissen collected a deserted shot and scored off a miscarry to give Cal a shot during restraining things adult with with 26-minutes left in regulation.
The final 26-minutes weren’t adequate as a Nittany Lion invulnerability used a plain bid to tighten out a game.
Penn State outshot Cal 18-9 and hold a advantage in chastisement corners during 7-5. Skyler Fretz also available dual defensive saves in a match, her third of a weekend, that improves her deteriorate sum to seven.
Penn State will lapse to action, Oct. 15 during 3 p.m. when the Nittany Lions takes on Maryland in their final Big Ten Network competition of a unchanging season.
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