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Penn Athletics | April 4, 2015

Pennsylvania uses second-half rally to stun No. 10 Brown

  Nick Doktor had six points -- two goals and four assists -- against Brown.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The University of Pennsylvania entered its game at No. 10 Brown already 0-3 in the Ivy League with three to play. At halftime, the Quakers were trailing the Bears, 8-7.

With the season on the brink, the Quakers responded. They are alive and still in the Ivy League Tournament conversation after outscoring Brown 5-2 in the third quarter and then holding on in the fourth to gain a 14-11 victory at Stevenson Field.

It was an entertaining first quarter, with each team scoring four times. Brown (8-2, 2-1) opened thing up with a trio of goals before the game was five minutes old as Dylan Molloy, Matt Graham and Henry Blynn all scored unassisted efforts. Penn got one of the goals back as Kevin McGeary finished a Nick Doktor feed, but Kylor Bellistri made it a three-goal different just 24 seconds later.

Penn (4-6 overall) leveled things before the period ended as Chris Hupfeldt, Kevin Brown and Reilly Hupfeldt all scored.

Brown again jumped out in front to start the second quarter, Molloy and Tim Jacob making it 6-4. Penn tied it up again as Reilly Hupfeldt and Doktor scored, but the Bears regained the two-goal advantage thanks to Bellistri and Blynn scored. McGeary got one of those back with just 32 seconds left before halftime, off a feed from Doktor, to make it 8-7 as the teams went to the locker rooms.

Penn needed just 30 seconds to make it 8-8 in the third, Doktor scoring unassisted. Molloy gave Brown a 9-8 lead a little more than a minute later, but then Penn scored twice in a span of 13 seconds to take its first lead of the day. Chris Hilburn had the first goal, off a Joe McCallion feed, and then freshman long-stick middie Connor Keating scored off a Doktor feed to make it 10-9.

Brown made it 10-10 when Bellistri finished a Molloy feed, but Brown and then McCallion scored before the period ended and it was 12-10 after three. Just 35 seconds into the fourth, Pat Berkery made it a three-goal margin with his first goal of the day.

Nearly 11 minutes would go by after that goal before another team scored, and that team was Penn as Berkery netted his second off a nice feed from Chris Hilburn. Brown got one of the goals back with just 2:03 left, Tim Jacob ending a scoreless drought of 22:04, but that closed out the scoring.

Doktor had a six-point game, with two goals and four assists, while McCallion had four points on a goal and three assists. Berkery, McGeary,

Brown and Reilly Hupfeldt each scored twice. At the other end, Jimmy Sestilio went the distance in goal and finished with 17 saves in a standout performance.

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