Big Ten Tournament: Day One WrapColumns
Game 1: Penn State 5 Iowa 3
Playing in the Big Ten Tournament for the first time in 10 years, the battery of Tyler Shingledecker and Matt Wood propelled the Nittany Lions to an upset victory over the Hawkeyes, the first post-season win for the program since 2008.
Penn State was tasked with facing Hawkeyes ace Adam Mazur, the recently crowned Big Ten Pitcher of the Year. The Iowa righty was experiencing back spasms in the hours before the start, and his status for today’s game was uncertain up to 15 minutes before the first pitch.
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