Lions Host Penn State Altoona Saturday

Lions Host Penn State Altoona Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's soccer team will host Penn State Altoona on Saturday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) contest beginning at 4:30 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes:
* Behrend is coming into the game with a 4-5-2 overall record and a 3-0-1 mark in the AMCC
* The Lions are currently on a three-game win streak beating D'Youville, Franciscan, and Medaille
* Behrend is ranked second in the AMCC behind Pitt-Greensburg (4-0)
* The Lions took down Medaille on Wednesday, 3-0
* Freshman Bella Sestito (Jefferson Hills/Thomas Jefferson) led the team with two goals while Cassidy Ulanowicz (Gibsonia, PA/Pine-Richland) chipped in one
* Behrend's defense did allow a shot on goal by the Mavericks while Madi Jones (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) tallied her first shut out of the season

Altoona News & Notes:

* The Lions have a 4-6-2 record overall
* Altoona is tied for fifth in the conference with a 2-2-1 mark
* The Lions most recently fell to undefeated Pitt-Greensburg, 3-0 on Wednesday
* Sadie McConnell leads the team in points with 19, ranking third in the AMCC
* McConnell and Kierra Irwin are both tied for second in the conference with five assists

Series History:
* Behrend has a 16-5-4 lead over Altoona, dating back to 2001
* The Behrend Lions have won the last nine consecutive contests
* Last season, Behrend took down the Altoona Lions, 4-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the AMCC semifinals
* Altoona's last win was a 3-1 victory in 2011

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