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The No. 1 Penn State Icers were upset by the No. 13 Oakland Grizzlies, 5-3, on Tuesday evening at Kent State’s Hoover Arena in the semifinals of the 2012 ACHA Men’s Division I National Championships. Penn State falls one game short of playing for a national championship in their final season before making the transition to NCAA Division I.
Just like in the first two games of the tournament, Penn State had to play from behind early on in the first period. The Grizzlies got on the board at 3:18 when Jordan MacDonald found a loose puck in front of Penn State goalie Matt Madrazo and put it home to give them a 1-0 lead. The Icers would tie it at 1-1 at the 8:52 mark, going scoreless on the power play. Taylor Holstrom skated into the attacking zone on the rush and found a trailing Michael Longo, whose one-timer beat Oakland goalie Matt Toter top shelf. MacDonald would net his second of the day at 15:50 to put the Grizzlies up 2-1, but Penn State would counter with 1:20 left in the period...
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