No. 8 Penn State Field Hockey Wins at No. 20 Indiana 2-1

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Bloomington, Ind., October 3, 2003 - The No. 8 Penn State field hockey team overcame an early 1-0 deficit to defeat No. 20 Indiana 2-1 in Bloomington on Friday.

The win improves the Nittany Lions?? record to 10-2 overall and evens its Big ten mark at 1-1. The Hoosiers fall to 5-3 overall and 0-2 in conference play.

Lydia Schrott gave Indiana the 1-0 lead with an unassisted goal just 4:06 into the contest.

Heather Conroy (Duncannon, Pa.) tied the game up for Penn State at the 23:49 mark before Amanda Eckert (Lititz, Pa.) scored the eventual game-winner less than five minutes later to make the score 2-1.

Penn State goalkeeper Annie Zinkavich (Kingston, Pa.0 made six saves in the win.

The Nittany Lions won despite being outshot 11-10 by the Hoosiers and attempting five penalty corners to Indiana??s six.

Penn State returns to action on Sunday, Oct. 5 when they travel to Chapel Hill to take on North Carolina beginning at 12:00 p.m. (ET).

 Scoring Summary: 1st 2nd Final No. 8 Penn State 2 0 2 No. 20 Indiana 1 0 1 IND - Lydia Schrott (4), 4:06 PSU - Heather Conroy (8), 23:49 PSU - Amanda Eckert (6), 28:08 Statistical Summary: PSU IND Shots 10 11 Saves 6 6 Penalty Corners 5 6 

 

 

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