Nov. 3, 2006
It was a rematch of the 2005 Big Ten Championship game which the Nittany Lions defeated the Hoosiers, 1-0, to claim their third conference crown. However,
The teams exchanged opportunities throughout the first stanza, but both defenses held strong and the game remained scoreless until the Hoosiers seized their first opportunity of the second half.
In the 55th minute, freshman forward Darren Yeagle, who received the ball off a rebound from a Brian Ackley header, drilled the ball past Penn State's keeper Conrad Taylor from about 20 yards out to put Indiana ahead 1-0.
The Hoosiers, who improve to 13-4-2 on the season, will now face the winner of the Ohio State-Michigan game on Sunday at noon EST. Indiana will be competing in its 12th championship finale and vying for its 11th title in school history.