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Men's Soccer Falls 5-1 to Behrend in AMCC Semifinal

Men's Soccer Falls 5-1 to Behrend in AMCC Semifinal

11/1/2012 — ERIE, Pa. - Penn State Altoona men's soccer was eliminated from the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament on Thursday afternoon when they were defeated 5-1 by Penn State Behrend in the tournament's semifinal round.

Behrend, the top seed in the tournament, will host #2 seed Medaille College on Saturday, November 3 in the AMCC Championship.

Penn State Altoona found itself down 1-0 at halftime after Behrend got a goal from Jake Gamble at 24:50.

The second half featured a flurry of offense early in the period, as both teams combined for five goals in the span of 7:12.

Scores by Behrend at 58:20 and 60:27 made it 3-0.

The Lions got on the board at 61:34 when Dan Kennedy (Langhorne, PA/Neshaminy) found the back of the net to cut his team's deficit to 3-1.

But Behrend added two more goals to its lead, holding a 5-1 advantage by 65:32.

Brandon Moss (Springfield, NJ/Jonathan Dayton) made six saves for Penn State Altoona in the loss.

Photo: Penn State Altoona's Dan Kennedy scored the lone goal for his team on Thursday.

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