soccer-women-d1 flag

Penn State Athletics | October 5, 2014

No. 7 Penn State's patented defense lead to shutout win vs. No. 13 Wisconsin

  Penn State recorded its second consecutive shutout and sixth of the season.

MADISON, Wis. -- Seventh-ranked Penn State shut out No. 13 Wisconsin 2-0 thanks to a pair of second-half goals by Emily Ogle and Salina Williford.

Penn State has not allowed a goal in more than 200 minutes of play and has held its opponents to one or fewer goals in 12 of 13 matches this season.

The first half saw strong play on both sides of the field with Penn State taking five shots and Wisconsin recording six.

But in the 78th minute, the Nittany Lions finally broke through. Streaking through the middle, Maddie Elliston slipped the ball to Mallory Weber. Weber ran around a Wisconsin defender and from just outside the 18-yard box, sent a cross from the nearside corner to Ogle 5 yards out. Ogle sent it low past the goalkeeper for the 1-0 lead.

With just 25 seconds left in regulation, the Blue and White tacked on another goal to seal the victory. Megan Schafer dished the ball from the far post to Williford, who knocked in her fourth of the season for the final 2-0 score.

Britt Eckerstrom improved her record to 12-1, making four saves in her fifth shutout of the year.

11 top power forwards that could win the 2019-20 Karl Malone Award

Here are the top 11 candidates for the 2019-20 Karl Malone Award, handed to the best power forward in the nation.
READ MORE

Super Bowl champ Chris Hogan helps send more than 300 Penn State students to lacrosse championships

In an effort spearheaded by Ashley and Chris Hogan, more than 300 Penn State students will get free tickets to the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse championships this weekend in Philadelphia. Before winning two Super Bowls with the Patriots, Hogan played lacrosse at Penn State.
READ MORE

3 running backs poised for breakout college football seasons

Which running backs are poised for their own breakout campaigns in 2019? We took a look at a few candidates who could be ready to make the leap into college football stardom.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners