Behrend Men's Soccer Downs Pitt-Bradford

Behrend Men's Soccer Downs Pitt-Bradford

ERIE, Pa. – Andrew Cassano (Bethel Park, PA/Bethel Park) tallied a goal and an assist to lead Penn State Behrend past Pitt-Bradford 3-1 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Game of the Week on Wednesday.

Final Score: Behrend 3, Pitt-Bradford 1
Records: Behrend (7-3, 3-0 AMCC), Pitt-Bradford (4-6-1, 2-2 AMCC)  

Key Moments

* The Lions remain undefeated in conference action with the win
* Tyler Vandemerwe (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) helped Cassano get Behrend on the board first
* Vandemerwe sent in a corner kick and Cassano was the right place to get the ball across the line for a 1-0 lead in the 25th minute
* Cassano then found Kellen Krebs (Pittsburgh, PA/Seton LaSalle) for the second goal right before halftime
* Cassano chipped the ball from inside the box to Krebs, who then chipped the ball over goalie Sihle Sizani for a 2-0 edge
* The Panthers made it a one-goal game with a goal from Chase Rider in the 72nd minute
* Behrend responded with its third and final goal at the 77:08 mark on Blake Cooper's (Murrysville, PA/Franklin Regional) blasted shot off an end line pass from Vandemerwe
*  Sam York (Akron, OH/Revere) preserved the win, moving to 7-2 on the season with three saves

Up Next:

* The Lions return to action on Saturday at Penn State Altoona. Game time is set for 4:15 p.m.

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