Lions Rally to Beat Knights

Lions Rally to Beat Knights

Aston, Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg improved to 4-0 on the season defeating Neumann University by a score of 2-1. The Lions fell behind after allowing their first goal this season of the season, but rallied back behind goals from Ethan Hoover and Victor Weaver.

The Result:

Penn State Harrisburg 2 vs Neumann 1


Penn State Harrisburg: 

Victor Weaver, Ethan Hoover, Chase Vilga, Christian Schmoyer, Alex West, Creasy Lopez, Josh DiPasquale, Dustin Rohrback, Toma Nichik, Jared Brewer, and Hunter Cooper


Corsetti, Fahey, Swontek, Trejo, McDevitt, Cortese, Norwood, Staub, Yeakley, Williams, and Baxter

 Inside the Numbers:

  • Team Records: Penn State Harrisburg (4-0) vs Neumann (0-3)
  • Shots:  Penn State Harrisburg (14) vs Neumann (14)
  • Shots on Goal:  Penn State Harrisburg (8) vs Neumann (7)
  • Corner Kicks:  Penn State Harrisburg (6) vs Neumann (6)
  • Saves:  Penn State Harrisburg (7) vs Neumann (5)

How it Happened:

Neumann College struck first scoring in the 30th minute. It didn't take long for the Lions to find an answer as Ethan Hoover leveled the game in the 38th minute. Most of the contest was extremely even with the both teams taking 14 shots and earning 6 corner kicks. The Lions took control of the game in the 53rd minute. Chase Vilga played a quick one touch pass to Victor Weaver buried a shot in the back of the net. That proved to be the game winning goal. Neumann would press the attack, but Goalie Hunter Cooper would make several key saves to close out the game.

Individual Leaders:

Penn State Harrisburg

Ethan Hoover- Goal (first of the season)

Victor Weaver- Goal (first of the season)

Chase Vilga- Assist (second of the season)

Hunter Cooper- 7 saves

Coach Thoughts:

Coach Dan Krzyzanowicz said, "Great reslience from our team and leaders today. To come from behind on the road and get a win against a quality side like Neumann, showed a lot of character."

What's Next:

Penn State Harrisburg returns home to take on Clarks Summit College on Tuesday September 12 at 4:00 PM