Lions Trump Alfred State, 2-0

Lions Trump Alfred State, 2-0

ALFRED, N.Y. – The Penn State Behrend Men's soccer team scored a 2-0 shutout victory at Alfred State Tuesday night.

Score: Penn State Behrend 2, Alfred State 0
Records: Penn State Behrend (8-2-3, 5-0-1 AMCC), Alfred State (11-3, 4-2 AMCC)

Key Moments

* In the 18th minute, junior Blake Cooper (Murrysville, PA/Franklin Regional) got the Lions on the board first with his sixth goal of the season
* Behrend went in to halftime with a 1-0 advantage
* Senior Justin LeDonne (Murrysville, PA/Franklin Regional) gave the Lions an insurance score in the 58th minute off an assist from reigning AMCC Offensive Player of the Week Tyler Vandemerwe (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep)
* Behrend's defense tallied its seventh shutout of the season and fourth shutout in conference play
* Reigning AMCC Defensive Player of the Week Sam York (Akron, OH/Revere) recorded his fourth shutout of the season, making three saves
* Alfred State outshout the Lions, 9-6, in Tuesday's contest. Henry Leahy delivered three shots for the Pioneers
* Pioneers' goalkeeper Brayden Fox finished with two saves
* In conference play, the Lions have outscored their opponents, 28-2

Up Next:

* The Lions return home for a matchup against Penn State Altoona on Saturday, Oct. 14. Game time is slated for 4:15 p.m. Prior to the contest, seven Behrend seniors will be recognized.