Penn State Brandywine’s men’s soccer team captured its fifth-straight Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) championship Wednesday evening, reports psubrandywineathletics.com.
It was a scoreless game 90 minutes in, sending the teams into extra time.
A free kick for Brandywine was blocked but Freshman Alexis Cordova Bernal got the rebound, scoring the game-winning goal five minutes and 44 seconds into overtime.
Brandywine Lions topped Penn State Lehigh Valley 1-0.
It was Bernal’s eighth goal of the year and it gave the Lions their seventh title in the last eight seasons.
Lions’ net minder Elijah DeBooth got his second shutout of the season, stopping all of Lehigh Valley’s eight shots.
Lehigh Valley goalkeeper Kenneth Dyer was nearly as good , making 13 saves.
This fall, the Lions had nine shutouts in 12 matches against PSUAC opponents.
Brandywine is now undefeated against PSUAC opponents in 65-straight matches.
The Conference championship earned the team a shot at a second national title at the USCAA National Championship.
Penn State Brandywine (16-3-3) will be No. 3 in the USCAA Tournament, which begins Nov. 13 in Virginia Beach.
The Lions open Saturday in Virginia Beach against No. 2 Berkeley at 4:45 PM.
Read more at psubrandywineathletics.com about the Penn State Brandywine men’s soccer team.
Here are game highlights when Penn State Brandywine took its 4th PSUAC title.