At regulation's end, Penn State's Jenny Rizzo had amassed nine saves off of 18 Maryland shots, while the Nittany Lion offense created 12 shots that were halted five times by Maryland's Holliday. The Wolverines lead the series 13-7 all-time and have won the last three meetings. Michigan lost at home to Michigan State on September 30 and Jim Harbaugh's team was pushed to overtime by IN on Saturday before winning.
Although Penn State was idle last weekend, the Nittany Lions took advantage of the flurry of upsets in college football and rose to No. 2 in the weekly Associated Press Top 25 poll. Penn State also has Heisman candidate RB Saquon Barkley. The Nittany Lions are in the driver's seat for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but must get past a brutal three-week span that begins with a home game against the Michigan Wolverines.
Clemson started the weekend's weirdness on Friday night at Syracuse.
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Michigan is 5-1 (2-1 Big Ten) after losing to rival Michigan State 14-10 and beating IN, 27-20, IN overtime the last two games. Miami, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State round out the top 10.
For Penn State, this will be its first true test of the season. The 86-minute marathon resulted in the Nittany Lions' third loss of the year.
Joining them at the top is Big Ten cohort Minnesota, who was fourth last week.