Loyola ties Penn State, 2-2, on two goals from Alvero Second-half rally gives Greyhounds second tie

September 02, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Sophomore midfielder Kevin Alvero scored two second-half goals, including the tying goal with 21 seconds left in regulation, as Loyola rallied for a 2-2 tie yesterday with Penn State in University Park, Pa.

The Greyhounds (0-0-2) were down 2-0 when Alvero began the comeback by converting a penalty kick with 28: 21 remaining.

In the final minute, he beat Nittany Lions goalkeeper Steve Saunders with a low shot inside the left goal post.

No. 18 Penn State (1-0-1) got goals in each half from Jon McClay and Travis Berger, respectively.

Goals: PS--McClay, Berger; L--Alvero 2. Assists: PSU--Karn. Saves: PS--Saunders 7; L--Frieder 9. Half: Penn State 1-0.


No. 7 Maryland 3, Wright State 1: Junior forward Keri Sarver recorded her second career hat trick as the host Terps won their season opener.

With Maryland trailing 1-0, Sarver scored the first of her two first-half goals off a deflection 4: 02 into the game. She converted again in the 21st minute to give the Terps the lead at halftime.

Sarver sealed the win with her third goal just over three minutes into the second half. Michelle Salmon assisted on Sarver's last two goals.

Maryland's freshman goalkeeper, Riki-Ann Serrins, recorded a save in her first career start.

Wright State's only score came from Taryn Jones 3: 32 into the game.

Goals: WS--Jones; M--Sarver 3. Assists: WS--Ennemoser; M--Salmon. Saves: WS--11; M--Serrins 1. Half: Maryland 2-1.

Pub Date: 9/02/97

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