Women’s Soccer Plays Penn St.-Berks to Scoreless Draw

Jessica Pegg (1) made 11 saves in goal for Keuka on Sunday -- Photo by Victoria Baker
Jessica Pegg (1) made 11 saves in goal for Keuka on Sunday -- Photo by Victoria Baker

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Soccer team tied with Penn St.-Berks 0-0 on Sunday in a North Eastern Athletic Conference match at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex.

Jessica Pegg made 11 saves in goal for Keuka College (11-3-1, 9-0-1 NEAC) as the Wolves still have not allowed a goal against a conference opponent this season.

Keuka College 0 vs. Penn St.-Berks 0 – 2OT

Keuka College got the first good chance of the match on Sunday as Julia Oglesby raced down the right wing and set a cross into the box in the opening minutes. The ball bounced within the six but the Wolves were unable to get on the other end of it. Penn St.-Berks would control the play for the rest of the first half as the Nittany Lions outshot the Wolves 10-1, but the game remained scoreless at the half.

Berks controlled the play for most of the second half. The Nittany Lions outshot the Wolves 10-2 in the frame, but only three of the shots for berks were on goal with Pegg making the saves. Keuka College had a chance in the final minute, but a header by Kelsey Maurer was stopped by a diving save by the Berks keeper at the near post. The game would go to overtime scoreless.

The Nittany Lions would outshoot the Wolves 7-1 in overtime but only three were on goal. The best opportunity of either team came in the second overtime as Berks got an open shot from the middle of the box, but Pegg was there for the save as the game would finish in a 0-0 draw.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College is now 6-10-2 against Penn St.-Berks all-time
  • The draw snapped a 70-match conference winning streak for Penn St.-Berks and an eight-match losing streak for Keuka against Berks
  • It was the fourth time in the series that the Wolves and Nittany Lions have played to overtime. Berks has the advantage in the extra-time matches 2-0-2
  • Keuka College is now unbeaten in their last 11 matches, tying the school record set in the 2004 season

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves play their final regular season game of the season next weekend as they host Cazenovia College on Saturday at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex. Keuka College defeated Cazenovia 2-1 last season and hold a 23-1-2 advantage in the series.