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Penn State Athletics | November 15, 2013

Nittany Lions shut out Monmouth 3-0 behind Costa's career high

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Senior Tani Costa and junior Whitney Church led the way for Penn State on Friday night as the Lions shut out Monmouth 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament at Jeffrey Field. Costa found the back of the net twice, earning her ninth and 10th goals of the season, and Church added another for her fourth tally of the year.

With the win, the Blue and White advance to the second round of the tournament where they will face the winner of the Wake Forest-Morehead State match-up next Friday in Charlottesville, Va. The Demon Deacons and the Eagles take the field 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Nittany Lions (15-6-1) outshot the Hawks (17-2-2) 25-11 with 12 attempts coming on net and notched 10 corner kicks to Monmouth's two. MU goalkeeper Ashley Lewis collected a career-high nine saves while PSU keeper Britt Eckerstrom registered six saves for the third consecutive match.

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