ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's soccer team opened the 2018 season with a 2-0 win over Baldwin Wallace in the first round of the Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Final Score: Behrend 2, Baldwin Wallace 0
Records: Behrend (1-0), Baldwin Wallace (0-1)
* The Lions scored two first-half goals to hold off Baldwin Wallace in the home opener
* Ashlyn Whipple (Canonsburg, PA/Canon McMillan) and Emily Indof (Greensburg, PA/Greensburg) each tallied their first goals of the season
* Brenna McGuire (McDonald, PA/South Fayette) dished out a pair of assists, marking her first collegiate assist on Whipple's goal
* Whipple buried a left footer from long distance with :53 second after the opening whistle on a pass from McGuire
* Indof struck at the 19:50 mark to give Behrend a 2-0 cushion
* Freshman Madi Jones (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) made her first collegiate start in goal and did not need to make a save in her 90 minutes of work to earn the Lions first shutout
* Behrend's last win against Baldwin Wallace was a 3-2 victory back on August 31, 2014 in the championship game of the Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament
* The Lions will face Otterbein tomorrow in the second round of the HLM Tournament at the soccer complex at 2:30 p.m.