Conroy¡¯s Pair of Goals Helps Penn State Blank Penn 2-0
State College, Pa., September 24, 2003 - The Penn State field hockey team used two goals from senior Heather Conroy (Duncannon, Pa.) in earning its fourth straight win, a 2-0 blanking of Pennsylvania on Wednesday at Bigler Field.
The Nittany Lions improve to 8-1 overall and extended their home-turf winning streak to nine consecutive games with the victory. Penn falls to 2-4 overall with the loss.
Conroy beat Penn keeper Amanda Jacobs off a feed from Timarie Legel (Morgantown, Pa.) for her first goal of the game at the 26:50 mark.
The senior added her sixth goal of the season at the 64:50 mark of the second half for the final margin of 2-0.
Penn State keeper Annie Zinkavich (Kingston, Pa.) made four saves while notching her third shutout of the season.
The Nittany Lions hit the road this weekend with a trip to Iowa City for a pair of games against Iowa and California. Penn State will meet Iowa at 12:00 p.m. (CT) on Oct. 27 before playing Cal on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 12:00 p.m. (CT).
NOTE: Penn State¡¯s next game at Bigler Field is Friday, Oct. 10 vs. Ohio State
Scoring Summary: 1st 2nd Final Penn (2-4) 0 0 0 No. 6 Penn State (8-1) 1 1 2 PSU - Heather Conroy (5), 26:50 (Legel) PSU - Conroy (6), 64:50 Statistical Summary: PENN PSU Shots 6 11 Saves 3 4 Penalty Corners 2 6
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