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Weekend Sports Recap

The women’s volleyball team started off the season strong in North Carolina in a busy sports weekend that also saw action in men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey. Here is a recap of last weekend’s results and schedules for next week:

Women’s Volleyball:

Penn State swept North Carolina on Friday, followed up by sweeping Villanova and Campbell on Saturday to win the Carolina Classic. Sophomore Kristin Carpenter started all three games at setter, compiling 73 assists over the weekend. The entire team was impressive in dominating their competition. Up next for the Lions is the Hampton Inn Classic here at Penn State.

Friday: vs. Seton Hall, 7 p.m.
Saturday: vs. Colgate, 10 a.m.
vs. VCU, 7 p.m.

Men’s Soccer:

The men finished their pre-season strong with a 2-1 victory over 20th ranked Louisville in Indiana. Up next is the Wolstein Classic in Columbus, Ohio.

Friday: vs. Buffalo, 5 p.m.
Sunday: vs. College of Charleston 12 p.m.

Women’s Soccer:

The Lions took leads in each of their two games this past weekend in the Penn State Invitational, but could not hold on to either of them. They drew Virginia (No. 15) 1-1 on Friday and lost 2-1 to William & Mary on Sunday. Next up is a road trip to Connecticut.

Friday: at Yale, 7 p.m.
Sunday: at Connecticut, 1 p.m.

Field Hockey:

The weekend started off well for the Nittany Lions with an emphatic 4-0 win over Old Dominion (N0. 14) on Friday. However, on Sunday, the Lions fell to Virginia (No. 3) 3-0.

Friday: at Connecticut, 5 p.m.

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Michael Berton

I grew up in a Philly suburb, then moved to a different one. I am now at Penn State, where I can actually sate my giant appetite for sports. Other than writing, I also play the cello in the Penn State Philharmonic.

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