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Oct. 24, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 4 Penn State Lady Lions (14-3, 6-2 in the Big Ten) defeated the No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-5 overall, 3-5 in the Big Ten), 4-1 at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. %^$

%^$The Lady Lions took a 1-0 lead in the first half. With 25:37 remaining, Tracey Larson scored from the top of the circle to give PSU a 1-0 lead.%^$

%^$The second half was all Penn State. Just seven minutes into the half, Larson converted on a penalty stroke to increase the PSU lead 2-0. With 16:18 left on the clock, Lindsey Gehris scored to make it 4-0 PSU. Five minutes later, PSU added its final goal of the afternoon when Tracey Anselmo found Larson for her third goal of the afternoon.%^$

%^$Ohio State added its only goal with 11:01 remaining on the clock. Deanna Mencichini (Sr., Newtown Square, Pa.) found the back of the net to cut the PSU lead 4-1. %^$

%^$The Lady Lions outshot the Buckeyes 12-1. %^$

%^$On Friday, the Buckeyes travel to East Lansing, Mich., to face Michigan State at 3 p.m. %^$

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%^$No. 4 Penn State 4, No. 11 Ohio State 1%^$Penn State 1 3 – 4%^$Ohio State 0 1 – 1%^$

%^$First Half
%^$PSU – Larson (unassisted), 25:37

%^$Second Half
%^$PSU – Larson (penalty stroke), 28:51%^$PSU – Gehris (unassisted), 16:18%^$PSU – Larson (Anselmo), 11:31%^$OSU – Menichini (unassisted), 11:01

%^$Goalies
%^$OSU – Blanton (5 saves), PSU – Leuchte (0 saves)

%^$Penalty Corners
%^$OSU – 0, PSU – 9

%^$Records
%^$OSU – 10-5 overall, 3-5 in Big Ten, PSU – 14-3 overall, 6-2 in Big Ten.%^$