Press Release

2012-13 Women's Basketball: PSU Beaver

December 8, 2012

Jenna Matzinger had 10 points in the game

Jenna Matzinger had 10 points in the game

MONACA, Pa. - The Pennsylvania College of Technology women's basketball team lost its first Penn State University Athletic Conference game of the year, falling 78-55 to Penn State Beaver Saturday. Freshman Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) led the Wildcats with 20 points. The loss drops the team to 5-4 overall and 3-1 in the conference.

Out of the gate, Beaver went on a 5-0 run before back-to-back jumpers from sophomore Jenna Matzinger (Coudersport) pulled the Wildcats to within one at 16:58. The rest of the half though, Beaver slowly built a lead going into the break up 41-27.

Matzinger finished the game with 10 points.

It was much of the same story in the second half with the Lions keeping a double figure lead. They totaled 27 steals for the game helping their cause as Penn College struggled with turnovers with 39.

The Wildcats were strong in the paint out-rebounding Beaver 36-28. Sophomore Mackenzie Brown (Lititz) led the team with nine rebounds. As a team they shot 21-55 (.38) from the field.

Next up, Penn College travels to Elmira College on Saturday, Dec. 15 for a 3 p.m. game.

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