Penn State defends Big Ten field hockey tourney crown
The No. 1 seeded Penn State field hockey team claimed its second consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championships on Sunday afternoon with the 2-0 defeat of No. 3 seed Michigan. It is the sixth Championship Title for the Nittany Lions (17-3, 5-1 Big Ten), more than any other school in the history of the Big Ten. The Lions earn the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Championship Tournament.
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Senior Kelsey Amy named the Big Ten Tournament MVP, recorded both goals for the Lions. Redshirt senior Ayla Halus and sophomore Laura Gebhart were named to the All-Tournament Team.