Press Release

2012-13 Women's Basketball: Alfred University

November 20, 2012

Kierstin Steer becomes the first women's basketball player in Penn College history to record 1,000 career points

Kierstin Steer becomes the first women's basketball player in Penn College history to record 1,000 career points

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Against Alfred University, senior Kierstin Steer (South Williamsport) reached the 1,000 point mark to become the first Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball player to reach the milestone in school history. Steer needed 12 points to accomplish the feat and ended the game with 13 scoring the historic bucket with just over three minutes left in the game. The Wildcats lost to the Saxons 94-64 with freshman Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) leading the way with 14 points. The loss drops the team to 2-2 overall.

Alfred opened up on a 14-4 run and never looked back. A 5-0 run, three from sophomore Mackenzie Brown (Lititz) brought the game with four at the seven minute mark. Alfred then went on a run building up its lead and going into the half up 59-35.

Brown ended the game with 12 points, six blocks and 10 rebounds.

In the half, the Wildcats shot .519 (14-27) from the field while Alfred was .449 (22-49).

With only two points in the first half, Kierstin Steer came on strong in the second scoring all of her remaining points in the last ten minutes. The Saxons had built up too high of a lead for Penn College to overcome, ending the game with the 30 points margin.

Steer also notched seven assists and two steals.

For the game, the Wildcats shot .357 (10-28) to Alfred’s .319 (15-47). Turnovers were a major issue as Penn College totaled 45 with the Saxons having 27 steals.

Next up, Penn College travels to Alfred State on Monday, Nov 26 at 6 p.m.

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