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Penn State Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball Rebounds, Field Hockey Starts on High Note

It was a busy weekend for our #ManyTeams this weekend as women’s volleyball, field hockey, women’s soccer, and men’s soccer all were in action along with the football team.

Top-ranked women’s volleyball participated in two intense matches at the Nike Big Four Classic in Texas. Against No. 6 Texas, Penn State won the first set 27-25 thanks to two final kills from Deja McClendon and Micha Hancock.

The Nittany Lions dropped the second set 25-17 and the third set 25-13. Texas narrowly took the fourth after rallying for 4 straight points from a 21-21 tie. Penn State could never recover and dropped the final set to take its first loss of the season.

The team was able to rebound against No. 8 Florida in the second game, taking all three sets in dominating fashion.

Women’s soccer took on Boston University on Friday. Taylor Schram scored her 3rd goal of the season with an assist from Mallory Weber in the 52nd minute. It would be Penn State’s only goal but it was all it needed in the 1-0 victory.

Men’s soccer had two matches this weekend beginning with Rutgers on Friday. Penn State would ultimately fall to the future Big Ten foe 4-1, with Martin Seller notching the squad’s only goal of the game.

The men were back in action on Sunday against No. 23 St. John’s, but a single goal in the 43rd minute was enough to keep them winless this weekend.

No. 6 Field Hockey also had a rough weekend, losing both of its games. After falling to Temple 3-0 on Friday, Penn State hoped to rebound against No. 4 ranked UConn on Sunday

UConn started off with a goal in the 11th minute, but Penn State responded three minutes later with a goal from Whitney Reddig. Four minutes later, UConn came back again to go up 2-1.

In the second period, after a penalty corner from Whitney Reddig, Taylor Herold was able to tie up the game at 2. About 10 minutes later, UConn went up again after a penalty corner. With two minutes left in the game, Reddig shot on goal, but Taylor Herold redirected the shot to tie the game up. The game went into overtime, where UConn scored the game winning goal in the first 2 minutes.

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Katie Blitz

I'm a freshman Public Relations major. I was born in Staten Island, but I prefer to say I'm from New York City. I went to Brooklyn Tech High School, a specialized high school, and I'm very proud of it. I'm a huge sports fan - mostly (and sadly) a New York Jets fan.

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