ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's water polo team fell to Mercyhurst 11-8 on Saturday afternoon.
Mercyhurst 11, Penn State Behrend 8
* The Lions fell to Mercyhurst 11-8 on Saturday at the Prep Event Center
* Behrend was behind 4-1 midway through the second period before recovering and scoring two back-to-back goals
* The game was back-and-forth before the Lakers took a 8-5 lead which the Lions were unable to recover from
* On offense, three Behrend players scored two goals a piece
* Andre Sardaryzadeh (Murrieta, CA/Elsinore), Greg Kinzler (Kiski, PA/Agora Charter Cyber School), and Isaak Hatopp (Saline, MI/Saline) each chipped in two goals
* In goal, Matt Olimski (San Diego, CA/Otay Ranch) pulled in 16 saves
* Senior Austin Hoff (Lake Forest, CA/El Toro) talled one goal and three assists in the contest
* Penn State Behrend will travel to Sherman, Texas on Friday to compete in the Austin College Invitational.