Penn State shuts out Duke to claim first women's College Cup


Penn State shuts out Duke to claim first women's College Cup

No. 1 seed Penn State claimed the 2015 NCAA women’s soccer championship in a 1-0 victory over No. 3 seed Duke on Sunday afternoon at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina.

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Senior Raquel Rodriguez registered her ninth career game-winning goal, this one in the 72nd minute, to lift the Nittany Lions their first College Cup.

Penn State, which put five shots on goal vs. the Blue Devils, outscored its NCAA opponents 20-0 en route to claiming the crown.

Here are the game-by-game scores:

  • Round 1: Penn State 5, Albany 0
  • Round 2: Penn State 6, Boston University 0
  • Round 3: Penn State 4, Ohio State 0
  • National quarters: Penn State 2, West Virginia 0;
  • National semis: Penn State 2, Rutgers 0
  • National finals: Penn State 1, Duke 0

Watch’s Penn State-Duke highlights.


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