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September 8, 1998

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Penn State junior Kelly Convey crossed the ball past the outstretched hands of Virginia goalkeeper Megan Boehm (Columbia/Howard) to the feet of midfielder Shari Pickett who then scored the game winning goal in overtime to give the Nittany Lions a 2-1 victory over the Virginia Cavaliers today at Klockner Stadium.

The Nittany Lions, who defeated Maryland 3-0 on September 4, scored first at the 42 minute mark. On a Jeannine Verdrager corner kick, Conway headed the ball to Carole Dutchka who headed it into the goal to put Penn State up 1-0 at the end of the half.

he Cavaliers stormed back, scoring five minutes into the second half. Forward Angela Hucles (Virginia Beach, VA/Norfolk Academy) started the play, passing to freshman Darci Borski (Philadelphia, PA/Nazareth Academy) who crossed the ball to sophomore Tracy Lache (Littleton, CO/Heritage). Lache then drove the ball into the net to tie the score, 1-1.

Virginia drops to 2-1 and will play Florida State on Sept. 11. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm

Scoring Summary

Penn State 2, Virginia 1

Penn State (3-0) 1 0 0 1 2Virginia (2-1) 0 1 0 0 1

Scoring: Penn State: Dutchka (Verdrager, Conway)/42nd, Pickett (Convey)/111th

Virginia: Lache (Hucles, Borski).
Shots: Penn State: 17, Virginia: 20.
Saves: Penn State: 5, Virginia: 2.
Corner Kicks: Penn State: 7, Virginia: 5.
Fouls: Penn State: 8, Virginia: 8.
Offsides: Penn State: 3, Virginia: 1.
Attendance: 178

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