Hawkeyes Fall at Penn State, 5-3

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Oct. 2, 2010

Box Score

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – – The University of Iowa field hockey team lost at Penn State Saturday, 5-3. The match was held at the Penn State Field Hockey Complex.

The Nittany Lions (7-3, 2-1) struck first off a penalty stroke in the 14th minute. Penn State added two more first-half goals to gain a 3-0 halftime advantage. The Hawkeyes answered early in the second half. At the 45:08 mark, Jessica Barnett scored her sixth goal of the season off a penalty corner to make the score 3-1. The goal was assisted by Sarah Pergine and Geena Lesiak.

Penn State answered moments later. The Nittany Lions added a goal in the 46th minute and another in the 56th to push their lead to 5-1. The Hawkeyes responded with two goals of their own. Sarah Drake scored at the 59:56 mark to trim the Penn State lead to 5-2. Kim Scraper scored at the 64:30 mark to cut the lead to 5-3. Iowa applied late pressure but was unable to add another score.

Iowa (3-7, 0-2) stays on the road tomorrow. The Black and Gold will travel to Lock Haven for a nonconference matchup. The match is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (CT).

GAME SUMMARYPSU (7-3, 2-1)      3   2  - -  5IOWA (3-7, 0-2)     0   3  - -  3
PSU Jessica Longstreth (Penalty Stroke) 13:42/1stPSU Hannah Allison (Jessica Longstreth, Kristen Schaefer) 21:47/1stPSU Hannah Allison (Kristen Schaefer) 34:27/1stIOWA Jessica Barnett (Sarah Pergine, Geena Lesiak) 45:08/2ndPSU Daneen Zug (Jessica Longstreth, Kristen Schaefer) 48:19/2ndPSU Kelsey Amy (Jessica Longstreth) 56:55/2ndIOWA Sarah Drake (unassisted) 59:56/2ndIOWA Kim Scraper (Sarah Drake) 64:30/2nd
Shots - Iowa 8, Penn State 14Penalty Corners - Iowa 4, Penn State 9Saves - Kathleen McGraw (Iowa) 3, Ayla Halus (Penn State) 4