Lions Set to Take on Pitt-Greensburg in AMCC Championship

Lions Set to Take on Pitt-Greensburg in AMCC Championship

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's soccer team will travel to Westmoreland Community College on Saturday to take on the Pitt-Greensburg Bobcats in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Championship game beginning at 2 p.m.

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No. 2 Behrend News & Notes:
* The Lions took down Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday in the AMCC Semifinals 3-2 in overtime
* Freshman Bella Sestito (Jefferson Hills, PA/Thomas Jefferson) scored the game winner in the 91st minute to advance to the championship
* Behrend is looking to secure their ninth straight AMCC title and 15th overall
* The Lions have won 14 of the 22 AMCC Championships since the inception of the conference in 1997
* Behrend finished the regular season with a 8-1-1 conference record and 10-6-2 overall mark
* In conference play, sophomore Brenna McGuire (McDonald, PA/South Fayette) tied for first place in goals (14), assists (5), and total points (33)
* Goalie Madi Jones (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) ranked second in wins with eight and goals-against average with a 0.44

No. 1 Pitt-Greensburg News & Notes:
* The Bobcats defeated D'Youville 1-0 in overtime on Wednesday in the AMCC Semifinal to advance to the Championship
* Tiffany Michalek scored the lone goal in the 96th minute with a header off a corner kick
* Pitt-Greensburg was named the regular season champions going 9-0-1 in the AMCC and 18-0-1 overall
* Michalek has 18 goals on the season for second best in the AMCC while teammate Ashley Lucas leads with 22 goals and 55 total points 

Series History:
* The Lions have a 18-3-2 lead over the Bobcats in the all-time series dating back to 2000
* Behrend fell to Pitt-Greensburg 2-0 in the regular season on October 26 
* The Lions last met the Bobcats in playoffs when they won the 2016 AMCC Championship with a 6-1 decision

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

Semifinals: Wednesday, November 6
Game 3: #1 Pitt-Greensburg d. #4 D'Youville, 1-0 OT
Game 4: #2 Penn State Behrend d. #3 Mt. Aloysius, 3-2 OT 

Finals: Saturday, November 9
Game 5: #2 Penn State Behrend at #1 Pitt-Greensburg, 2 p.m.

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