Bears Fall to #20 Penn, 15-6
April 22, 2006
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The University of Pennsylvania (9-6, 4-3), ranked 20th in the country, used a 5-1 run, including scoring five straight goals, to break open a 3-2 game en route to a 15-6 victory over Brown (4-9, 1-4) on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Field.
After the quakers scored the first three goals of the contest, freshman Bethany Buzzell (Middletown, MD) and sophomore Mimi DeTolla (Stony Brook, NY) added unassisted goals 3:33 apart to bring Brown to within 3-2 with 11:40 left in the first half.
However, after a Penn timeout, the Quakers responded with five straight goals in a span of 7:48 to take an 8-2 lead with 1:59 remaining in the half.
DeTolla scored her second of the contest with 47 seconds left before the break off a feed from Buzzell to cut the Quakers' lead to 8-3 at halftime.
Penn opened the second half with three straight goals, before DeTolla completed the hat-trick with her third goal at 16:06 for an 11-4 score. The Quakers did not allow Brown to get any closer though, as they outscored the Bears, 4-2 in the final 12:00.
Sophomore Melissa King (Pepper Pike, OH) recorded 11 saves in net for the Bears, who continue action on Wednesday, April 26, when they travel to Cambridge, MA to face Harvard at 4:00 p.m.