Romesberg Nets Golden Goal; Lions Defeat Houghton

Romesberg Nets Golden Goal; Lions Defeat Houghton

ERIE, Pa. – Matthew Romesberg Jr. (Hollsopple, PA/North Star) scored the game-winning goal in the 106th minute to lead Penn State Behrend past Houghton in overtime on Tuesday night at the Behrend Stadium.

Final Score: Behrend 2, Houghton 0
Records: Behrend (9-3), Houghton (5-8)  

Key Moments

* Romesberg tallied his third goal of the season and first game winner on his only shot taken
* Kellen Krebs (Pittsburgh, PA/Seton LaSalle) connected the pass to Romesberg, who fought off a defender to get the shot off and placed into the low left corner
* Romesberg's goal marked the only time Behrend led the game
* All three goals were scored in the final eight minutes of the contest
* Houghton put the pressure on and scored first in the 83rd minute thanks to Alex Kalivoda
* The Lions tallied the equalizer less than two minutes later with a header goal from Tyler Vandemerwe (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) off a long cross from defender Nick Laskey (Charleroi, PA/Charleroi)
* Behrend held a 22-11 shot advantage, including 4-1 in overtime
* Goalie Conor Suchar (Moon Township, PA/Moon) tallied his first collegiate win in goal, making three saves
* The win extends the Lions streak to seven straight

Up Next:

* Behrend returns to action on Saturday against La Roche. Game time is 4:30 p.m.

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