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Live blog of Lehigh vs. Penn State at Independence Classic: Mountain Hawks win 12-10

Saturday, 9th March 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 3/9/13

Chris Goldberg is here at PPL Park for the nightcap of the Independence Classic as Penn State (2-2) and Lehigh (3-3) meet.

1st quarter

PSU – Erik Myers scores his first of the year after a long drought to start the game, 7:38 – 1-0 Nittany Lions
L – Dante Fantoni ties it from David DiMaria, 10:02 – 1-1 game
L – Alan Henderson drills one home for his first of the year, 13:13 – 2-1 Lehigh
L – Fantoni scorews with six seconds left in period after a long clear – 3-1 Lehigh

2nd Period

L – Alex Drake makes it 4-1, 4:12
L – Dan Taylor scores on an incredible over-the-head shot, 9:48 – now 5-1 Lehigh

Lehigh’s defense and goaltending by sophomore Matt Poillon has been outstanding

Half ends 5-1 Lehigh lead

3rd Period

PSU – T.J. Sanders breaks a long scoring slump for the Lions, now down 5-2, 2:02
PSU – Sanders scores again at 2:44 from Shane Sturgis (Downingtown East), now 5-3 and Lions back in game, 2:44
L – Taylor scores off a Fantoni assist, 5:54 – now 6-3 Lehigh
PSU – Jack Forster (La Salle) makes it 6-4, 7:21
PSU – Sturgis ties it off a feed from Sanders, 14:41 – Lions have come all the way back!
PSU – Forster scores again in tight (Nick Dolik), 11:10 – now a 6-5 game!

4th period

PSU – A total rip by Sanders (Matt Sexton), :30
PSU – Seven seconds later, PSU takes 8-6 lead on transition goal by Sanders, :37
L – Key EMO goal by Kyle Stiefel (Taylor), 2:12
PSU – Lions come right back as Sanders scores again, 2:17
L – Pat Corbett (Taylor), 3:54 – great pass by Taylor, game heating up
L – Fantoni ties it at 5:45

PSU’s Danny Henneghan is 16-for-20 today at the X

L – Cody Ferraro puts Lehigh up with an EMO goal, 8:13
L – Corbett scores another EMO goal from DiMaria, 9:58 – now 11-9
L – Corbett again at 11:41, unassisted, now 12-9
PSU – Sturgis (Forster) scores with 3.4 seconds left, game all but over

Lehigh wins 12-10

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