The Pennant

Penn Boys Soccer captures NIC crown

Micah Craig rifled in a penalty kick in the 68th minute to help the Penn Kingsmen score a thrilling 2-1 victory against South Bend St. Joseph before a spirited Student Section on Senior Night, Thursday, Sept. 22.

Craig’s late-game heroics helped the Kingsmen capture¬†the Northern Indiana Conference championship. Penn’s title is the first time the Kingsmen have finished first in the NIC since 2013.

The Kingsmen are 13-0-2 overall and 8-0 in the NIC.

Micah Craig talks about his game-winning PK in this video:

Kingsmen senior Alex Dobbins talks about clinching the NIC title on senior night against arch-rival St. Joe:

Riley Smith put the Kingsmen on the board with a stunning laser strike in the seventh minute.

St. Joe tied the score in the 22nd minute.