Oct. 13, 2013
U-M is now 5-17-6 all-time against Penn State. It is the program's first win over Penn State since Oct. 4, 2002 (also U-M's last shutout win over PSU) and first-ever win at Jeffrey Field (1-8-4 all-time).
Michigan is 1-0-2 in its last three meetings with Penn State. The Wolverines have a three-match unbeaten streak against the Nittany Lions, a first for the program.
Since losing its first road match on Sept. 15 at Butler, Michigan has won its last four on the road, all against Big Ten opponents (Iowa, Michigan State, Nebraska, Penn State). It is the third time in program history that Michigan has won its first four conference road matches (others: 2000, 2004).
Michigan is now 4-0-1 against ranked teams this season. The last time U-M beat a team ranked No. 11 or better was Sept. 19, 2004, against No. 11 Illinois (1-0).
The Wolverines are 5-2 in one-goal matches this season.
This is Michigan's first 1-0 victory this season. It has scored multiple goals in its nine other victories.
Keyana Thompson-Shaw made her fifth career start. It is her second appearance in a match this season and first start. Three of her five career starts have come against Penn State, including two last season. She played all 90 minutes on Sunday.
Tori McCombs became the 12th different player to score at least one goal this season and 16th different player to record at least one point.
It is Taylor Bucklin's first shutout since Sept. 27 vs. Wisconsin. She tied a career best with seven saves (also set Sept. 27 vs. Wisconsin).