STATE COLLEGE, Pa.--Join Penn Athletic Communications for an in-game blog during tonight's matchat Penn State.
7:20 p.m. - The match is about to get underway here at Jeffrey Field. A bit of a later start as the Penn State-Colgate women's match went long. A 5-0 win for the Nittany Lions in case anyone was wondering...
The internet connection I'm getting here is pretty slow and with all the multimedia available from Penn State (video available by clicking here) I am going to opt to just update on goals. Thanks for tuning in!
Halftime here at Penn State - Still scoreless, though both teams had their chances.
Penn State goal, John Yeisley at 47:39.
PENN GOAL! Andrew Ferry from Richard Frank at 51:07.Frank had sent the ball into the box for Ferry to challenge, Taylor misplayed the ball, letting it under his arm to trickle towards the goal,Ferry capitalized tapping it in.
Penn State scores, regains the lead at 68:25. Treavor Gelsinger was able to lure Healy out of the goal and tap it in for the goal.
PENN GOAL! Keith Vereb scores on a free kick, just outside the box on the right side. He bends it around the wall and hooks it back to the left side of the net past the keeper at 80:48. An incredible shot. Loukas Tasigianis was taken down JUST outside the box and PSU's defender, Robert Bohlen is issued a yellow card.
We're going to overtime! Penn 2, Penn State 2
Two minutes between the overtime periods, but we're headed to a second OT. PSU had some good shots, but Healy and the defenders did a good job keeping the match alive.
4:24 left in the second overtime... Healy is issued a red card, and is forced to play man down, Sweetland is subbed in. PSU had a breakaway, Healy tackled the attacked outside the box and was assessed the penalty. Free kick into the wall, cleared.
PSU scores from Yeisley on a header with 37 seconds left on the clock.
A full recap and results will be available shortly, in a new article.