Penn State goalie Nicole Paniccia fended off 48 shots, but it wasn’t enough as Quinnipiac handed the Nittany Lions their first loss with a 5-1 triumph on Friday.
Shannon Yoxheimer had the lone goal for Penn State (1-1-1), which was outshot 53-25. Sarah Nielsen and Taylor Gross had assists.
Shiann Darkangelo scored twice for Quinnipiac (2-0-1). Kelly Babstock, Morgan Fritz-Ward and Meghan Turner had a goal each for the Bobcats.
The two teams meet again Saturday.