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Balanced offensive attack paces Syracuse to 5-2 win over Penn State

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ UPDATED: Nov. 5, 2018 at 11:41 a.m.After a gritty performance by Syracuse’s defense Saturday, the offense took center stage in State College on Sunday.The Orange (4-6, 4-2 College Hockey America) defeated Penn State (4-7-1, 0-4-0), 5-2, in part by tallying 34 shots. The win completes SU’s second undefeated weekend of the season.Freshman Marielle McHale opened the scoring for the Orange just under four minutes into the game. Emma Polaski scored later in the period to give SU a two-goal advantage.For most of the second period, Penn State was the aggressor, scoring two goals within 30 seconds of each other to tie the score. Then, with 1:59 remaining in the period, junior Anonda Hoppner backhanded a rebound past PSU’s Jenna Brenneman to regain the lead, 3-2.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSophomore Victoria Klimek scored her first goal of the season midway through the third period to return SU to their two-goal advantage. Senior Brooke Avery finished the scoring with an empty netter, her fourth goal of the season.Graduate defender Dakota Derrer left the game due to a knee injury with 5:41 to play in the third. PSU’s Brooke Madsen was given a 10-minute game misconduct penalty for boarding Derrer.The Orange return to Tennity Ice Pavilion this Saturday to face Princeton at 2 p.m.CORRECTION: In a previous version of this post, the number of undefeated weekends Syracuse has was misstated. The recent win completes SU’s second undefeated weekend of the season. The Daily Orange regrets this error.  Comments Published on November 4, 2018 at 5:41 pm Contact Tim: tnolan@syr.edulast_img

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