Penn State raised a trophy on Sunday afternoon.
The Nittany Lions field hockey team held off Maryland 2-1 on Sunday to win the Big Ten Tournament in College Park, Md. It was also the 500th win for coach Charlene Morett-Curtiss.
500th career win ✔️
2016 @bigten tourney title ✔️
— Penn State On BTN (@PennStateOnBTN) November 6, 2016
The Nittany Lions scored the game-winning goal early in the second half, with sophomore Gini Bramley scoring the go-ahead goal with more than 26 minutes remaining. Bramley was named the tournament’s MVP.
Here's the go-ahead and eventual game-winning goal. https://t.co/n4QFBZM98U
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) November 6, 2016
Penn State is now 17-2 on the season with its conference-best seventh Big Ten Tournament title. The win also avenged a 5-4 loss to Maryland last month. The Nittany Lions will now head to the NCAA Tournament, which starts Saturday.
— Sandy Barbour (@SandyB_PSUAD) November 6, 2016