BTN.com staff, November 8, 2015
Penn State Wins the Big Ten Tournament Championship! #WeAre #PennState #1T1H https://t.co/UU57Q4tS43— Penn State Women?s Soccer (@PennStateWSOC) November 8, 2015
The top-seeded Penn State women?s soccer team won its sixth Big Ten Tournament title after defeating No. 3 Rutgers, 2-0, in Sunday?s championship match at Penn State?s Jeffrey Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.
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With the victory, the Nittany Lions earned the Big Ten?s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
Elizabeth Ball scored the first goal of the game off a header in the ninth minute, followed by an insurance goal from teammate Emily Ogle in the 26th minute. Penn State?s goalkeeper Britt Eckerstrom tallied one save in the shutout win.
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2015 Big Ten Women?s Soccer All-Tournament Team
Kara Marbury, Illinois
Christina Murillo, Michigan
Josee Stiever, Minnesota
Hannah Davison, Northwestern
Lindsay Agnew, Ohio State
Frannie Crouse, Penn State
Britt Eckerstrom, Penn State
Emily Ogle, Penn State
Erica Skroski, Rutgers
Madison Tiernan, Rutgers
Nikki Greenhalgh, Wisconsin
Defensive Player of the Tournament: Britt Eckerstrom, Penn State
Offensive Player of the Tournament: Frannie Crouse, Penn State