UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Nittany Lion field hockey team (8-1, 3-0 B1G), ranked No. 6 in the latest NFHCA coaches’ poll, hits the road for two Big Ten games this week-end. The Nittany Lions are at No. 2 Northwestern (9-1, 0-1 B1G) on Friday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. and at Indiana (7-4, 0-1 B1G) on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 11 a.m.
Penn State is coming off two home shutouts this past weekend. The Nittany Lions beat Michigan State 4-0 on Friday night behind three points from Mackenzie Allessie (goal, assist) and three saves Brie Barraco. Two days later, Allessie scored the game-winner in a 2-0 win over No. 23 Ohio State.
Sophie Gladieux and Allessie lead Penn State’s offense. Gladieux has 21 points on nine goals and three assists while Allessie is 18 on six and six. Anne-Simon has eight over two and four while Jemma Punch has seven over three and one. Barraco now has three straight shutouts to go along with 31 saves and a .756 save percentage.
Northwestern enters the weekend with a 9-1, 0-1 mark in the Big Ten. The Wildcats lost a tough 2-0 to Iowa on Friday night in their Big Ten opener. Bente Baekers leads NU with 36 points on 15 goals and six assists. The Nittany Lions lead the all-time series 34-61, including a 2-1 overtime win at State College last year.
Indiana, which hosts Rutgers Friday night while Penn State is at Northwestern, enters the weekend with a 7-4, 0-1 mark in the conference. The Hoosiers are coming off a non-conference win over Miami (Ohio) in their last outing. Jemima Cookson leads IU with 13 points on six goals and one assist. Penn State leads the all-time series 26-4, including a 4-1 win last year at Happy Valley.
Penn State hosts Iowa in its next action, hosting the Hawkeyes at the FH Complex on Friday, Oct. 7 for a 6 p.m. game. The Nittany Lions next host Lafayette for a non-conference game on Sunday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m. Iowa will stay at State College and play James Madison at 11 a.m. at the Nittany Lion field before the Penn State/Lafayette game. on Sunday.
A Note About Home Games: With upgrades to the Penn State Field Hockey Complex, we remind fans to bring their own chairs to home games this year as bleachers are no longer accessible.
Fans are encouraged to follow the Nittany Lion field hockey team online at www.GoPSUsports.com (click teams, click field hockey), on twitter @pennstateFH and on facebook at www.facebook.com/pennstatefieldhockey .
NITTANY LIONS DOWN #23 OHIO STATE 2-0
Penn State beat No. 23 Ohio State 2-0 on Sept. 25 behind Mackenzie Allessie winning goal at the end of the third and third consecutive shutout for the goalkeeper Brie Barraco. Jemma Punch added an open goal late in the game for the final count.
LIONS SHUTOUT MICHIGAN STATE 4-0
Mackenzie Allessie had a goal and an assist and Brie Barraco made three big saves to lead Penn State to a 4-0 shutout victory over visiting Michigan State on September 23. Allessie’s three points led a balanced Lion offense and Barraco picked up his second straight shutout.
BARRACO SCORES 10 SAVE TO LEAD LIONS TO 2-1 VICTORY AT #7 MICHIGAN; NAMED B1G DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
senior goalkeeper Brie Barraco recorded 10 saves, including seven in a furious third period, to lead Penn State to a 2-1 victory at No. 7 Michigan on Sept. 16. Barraco’s performance, and a goal and assist from Sophie Gladieux, helped Penn State overcome a 23-3 shooting deficit during the game. Barraco was named B1G Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts.
ALLESSIE SCORES TWICE, LIONS SHUTOUT CORNELL 3-0
Mackenzie Allessie marked twice and Brie Barraco picked up his first shutout of the season as the Penn State Nittany Lions beat Cornell 3-0 at Ann Arbor, a neutral site game played in Michigan. The win came less than 24 hours after Penn State beat Michigan 2-1.
ALLESSIE SCORES TWO GOALS TO LEAD PENN STATE TO A 4-2 VICTORY AT NO. 24 DELAWARE
Mackenzie Allessie scored on two penalty strokes to lead Penn State to a 4-2 win at No. 24 Delaware on Sept. 11. Allessie’s goals helped Penn State close out a weekend road sweep of ranked foes (the Lions won at St. Joseph’s on Friday, Sept. 9).
LIONS DISMOUNT NO. 12 ST. AT JOSEPH
Penn State used the fourth-period goal of Grace Wallis to earn an important 2-1 win over No. 12 St. Joseph’s on the road. The home team scored early in the game, but Penn State’s defense held firm afterward. carly ganon tied the game with a first-half goal, setting up Wallis’ game-winner in the fourth.
GLADIEUX SCORES SEVEN POINTS IN 6-2 VICTORY AT UALBANY
Junior Sophie Gladieux scored seven points in Penn State’s 6-2 road win at UAlbany on Saturday, September 3. Gladieux scored three goals on Penn State’s penalty corner offense and added an assist to lead the Lions.
LIONS LOSE MATCH 2-1 TO NO. 9 LOUISVILLE ON LATE PENALTY HIT
No. 9 Louisville used a penalty kick in the final 5 minutes to break up a tie and claim a 2-1 victory over the Nittany Lions at the FH Complex on August 28. Sophie Gladieux had Penn State’s only goal in the game.
GLADIOUS SCORES IN FINAL SECONDS TO LIFT PENN STATE ABOVE NO. 12 VIRGINIA
Junior Sophie Gladieux scored on a quick break with just:32 left in the game to lift Penn State to a 3-2 victory over No. 12 Virginia at the FH Complex in the season opener for both teams on 26 august. Gladieux’s goal capped an exciting Lion win which also saw Meghan Reese and Jemma Punch find the bottom of the cage.
PARKING INFORMATION FOR 2022
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Transportation Services has announced parking information for Penn State field hockey games at the Field Hockey Complex for the 2022 season.
PARKING LOCATIONS ON GAME DAYS
– West Stadium, East Jordan
– Yellow H bundles at Shields and Wagner (select games only and not purchasable through ParkMobile – see below for details)
– Parking available from two hours before each game
Field Hockey Parking Interactive Map – https://www.map.psu.edu/?id=1134#!ce/26623?sbc/?ct/33177,25403,26748,26749,26750,27255,28860
PARKING PAYMENT INFORMATION
– Free with a valid Penn State parking permit
– Prepaid parking available via https://psu.parkmobile.io/field-hockey-complex
– $5.50 until the day before the event, $10 the day of the event
– $40 season parking passes available until Thursday, August 25
– Payment on the day of the event also available via batch payment terminals or the ParkMobile application (zone n° 95112)
– Fans who pre-pay for parking at Stadium West or Jordan East through ParkMobile can also park at the Yellow H lots near the
– The Shields and Wagner Buildings except when posted as reserved for Bryce Jordan Center or Pegula Ice Arena event parking.
– On days when field hockey overlaps with a men’s basketball, women’s basketball or men’s hockey game, ParkMobile prepayment and zone parking and pay station parking for field hockey will end two hours prior to those days. events, and payment in cash only ($10) will be collected at the lots by attendants for those without a valid permit or prepayment. When field hockey games overlap with a Bryce Jordan Center concert/show, payment on the day of the event can be as high as $30 for those without a permit or prepayment.
– $1/hour parking also available on east deck for most games
PARKMOBILE PREPAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS
– Visit https://psu.parkmobile.io/field-hockey-complex
– Select the game or season package at the bottom of the page
– Select the car park
– Enter the license plate information of the vehicle driven to the event
– Note: If a different vehicle to the one registered at purchase is to be driven, users should contact ParkMobile Member Support via the ParkMobile website or app (Settings – Chat Support) to request a change of vehicle for this reservation.
– Purchase of parking for the event
– Note: Customers must present their ParkMobile QR code to event parking staff on their mobile device, if requested. Printed permits from the ParkMobile website will also be accepted.
IMPORTANT PARKING REMINDERS
– All vehicles must be parked with the license plate facing the drive aisle located closest to the parking space so that payment can be verified by parking control personnel.
– A valid permit or payment is required in event parking areas 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Vehicles parked without a valid permit or payment may be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense.
– Parking for non-football events is handled by Penn State Transportation Services. For more information on parking for this event, please email [email protected] or call 814-865-1436.