Sept. 25, 2011
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa field hockey team fell to No. 10 Penn State, 3-0, Sunday at Grant Field. The loss ends the 13th-ranked Hawkeyes’ seven game win streak. Iowa is 8-2 overall and 1-1 in Big Ten play.
Both teams traded possessions back-and-forth throughout the first half, resulting in a scoreless game at the conclusion of the first 35 minutes.
Despite nearly even statistics in shots and penalty corners, a strong second half led Penn State to the conference win.
Lauren Purvis scored at the 40:12 mark off a pass from Kelsey Amy to give the Nittany Lions a 1-0 advantage.
Hannah Allison pushed the Penn State lead to 2-0 with a goal off a corner in the 50th minute.
Whitney Reddig chipped in the final goal of the game with 15 seconds remaining in regulation to make the final score 3-0 in favor of the Nittany Lions.
Iowa (8-2, 1-1) continues conference action Saturday when it travels to Michigan. The match is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CT.
|PSU (7-3, 1-0)||0||3||3|
|IOWA (8-2, 1-1)||0||0||0|
|PSU||Lauren Purvis (Kelsey Amy) 40:12/2nd|
|PSU||Hannah Allison (Whitney Reddig) 49:24/2nd|
|PSU||Whitney Reddig (Kelsey Amy) 69:45/2nd|
|Shots||Iowa 10, Penn State 12|
|Penalty Corners||Iowa 6, Penn State 6|
|Saves||Kathleen McGraw (Iowa) 2|