Men’s Soccer Hosts Altoona on Senior Day

Men’s Soccer Hosts Altoona on Senior Day

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's soccer team will return to the pitch this Saturday, October 13, at 4:15 p.m.  Penn State Behrend will host Penn State Altoona as Allegheny Mountain Collegiate play continues.  Saturday will also be Senior Day for PSB's five seniors.



Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* Penn State Behrend stands 7-3-2, 3-0-1 AMCC on the season.
* The Behrend Lions blew past visiting Pitt-Bradford on Tuesday, October 9, by a final score of 8-0.
* PSB is outscoring AMCC opposition 17-1 through four games.

Senior Day Spotlight

Dakota Lange

* Entering Saturday, Lange has appeared in 66 career games while making 40 starts.
* Dakota has scored nine goals and has added nine assists for a total of 27 points.
* The senior forward has scored three goals and has added two assists for PSB this season.
* Lange has taken 69 career shots, 43 of which have been on goal.
* Dakota is a mechanical engineering major from Apollo, PA.

Ben Magliocca

* Ben has played in 20 contests during his four-year career at Penn State Behrend.
* Magliocca has taken three shots, two of which were on goal.
* Ben has added depth to a stingy Penn State Behrend defense that has consistently been at the AMCC.
* Magliocca is a psychology major from Slippery Rock, PA.

Ryan Maurer

* Maurer has played in 48 career contests while making 35 starts during his PSB career.
* Ryan has started every game the past two seasons and has captained a strong Behrend Lion defense.
* Maurer has also posted career totals of seven goals and six assists, good enough for 20 career points.
* Ryan is an IBE major from Cranberry Township, PA.

Nick McKee

* McKee has started every game that he has appeared in since his sophomore season.  McKee has played in 65 total contests, starting 52 of them.
* Nick has scored six goals and has added four assists for 16 career points.
* McKee helped Penn State Behrend advance to the 2016 NCAA Division III Tournament.
* Nick is an IBE major from Bridgeville, PA.

Chris Ralph

* Ralph has started all 50 games that he has played in at Penn State Behrend.
*  In 2016, Ralph was a NSCAA Second Team All-American. 
* Chris is a two-time first team all-region selection and won the AMCC Defensive Player of the Year in 2017.
* Ralph has also earned two AMCC First Team All-Conference nods as well.
* The senior from Murrysville, PA has career .801 save percentage and he has compiled a 35-8-6 record in goal.
* Ralph is majoring in project and supply chain management.

Penn State Altoona News & Notes

* Penn State Altoona stands 2-10, 2-4 AMCC on the season.
* PSA topped Franciscan in its last outing by a final score of 2-1.
* Senior Jordan Crist leads the team with three goals and six points.
* Junior goalie Tanner Yaw has made 72 saves in goal this season.

Series History

* Behrend leads the all-time series 15-7-1.
* PSB has won six straight in the series dating back 2012.
* Last season, Behrend defeated Altoona by a final score of 6-1.