Women's Soccer Ready To Compete For Ninth Straight AMCC Title; Lions Host Mt. Aloysius Wednesday

Women's Soccer Ready To Compete For Ninth Straight AMCC Title; Lions Host Mt. Aloysius Wednesday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's soccer team will host Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) semifinal game beginning at 4:30 p.m.

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No. 2 Behrend News & Notes:
* The Lions are looking to secure their ninth straight AMCC title and 15th overall
* Behrend has won 14 of the 22 AMCC Championships since the inception of the conference in 1997
* The Lions will host Mt. Aloysius in the AMCC semifinal on Wednesday
* The winner of the game will play in the AMCC Championship on Saturday with an opponent and time to be determined
* The Lions had a first-round bye for finishing in second place in the regular season
* Behrend finished the regular season with a 8-1-1 conference record
* In conference play, sophomore Brenna McGuire (McDonald, PA/South Fayette) in tied for first place in goals (14), assists (5), and total points (33)
* Goalie Madi Jones (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) is ranked second in wins with eight and goals-against average with a 0.44

No. 3 Mt. Aloysius News & Notes:
* The Mounties defeated Franciscan 1-0 on Saturday in the first round of the AMCC tournament to advance to the semifinal round
* With five minutes remaining, junior Brianna Byler scored the lone goal to secure the win
* Mt. Aloysius is looking to win their first AMCC Championship
* The Mounties enter the semifinals with a 12-3-4 overall record and a 6-2-2 conference mark

Series History:
* The Lions have an unbeaten 17-0-1 lead over the Mounties in a series dating back to 2004
* Behrend and Mt. Aloysius tied 0-0 in the regular season on September 21
* The Lions took down the Mounties 1-0 last season in the AMCC Championship game

AMCC Tournament Schedule:

First Round: Saturday, November 2
Game 1: # 3 Mt. Aloysius d. #6 Franciscan, 1-0
Game 2: #4 D'Youville d. #5 Penn State Altoona, 2-1

Semifinals: Wednesday, November 6
Game 3: #4 D'Youville at #1 Pitt-Greensburg, 2 p.m.
Game 4: #3 Mt. Aloysius at #2 Penn State Behrend, 4:30 p.m. 

Finals: Saturday, November 9
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 at higher seed

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