Press Release

2012-13 Women's Basketball: PSU Schuylkill

January 30, 2013

The Lady Wildcats scored 42 points in the second half to seal the victory

The Lady Wildcats scored 42 points in the second half to seal the victory

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – With 42 points in the second half, the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team defeated Penn State Schuylkill 72-48 in Penn State University Athletic Conference action Wednesday. The Lady Wildcats were only up 30-27 at the break, but put on an offensive show in the second to take the victory. Freshman Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) led with 20 points while sophomore Jenna Matzinger (Coudersport) notched a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds. The win improves the team to 10-8 overall and 5-4 in the PSUAC.

Things started off tight in the first with a 6-6 tie capping off the first five minutes. A three from sophomore Alison Van Metter (Saylorsburg) started a 10-0 run in the ninth giving Penn College its first lead of the game at 16-13.

Van Metter finished the game two assists, and four rebounds.

After Schuylkill took a 27-26 lead with just over a minute left in the half, senior Kierstin Steer (South Williamsport) hit back-to-back jumpers taking the Lady Wildcats into the break with the three-point advantage.

In the half, Penn College out-rebounded the Lions 30-27 but struggled from the free throw line going 3-11 (.273).

The Lady Wildcats opened with a 7-0 run, four from sophomore Mackenzie Brown (Lititz) making it a 37-27 game. Brown finished the game with nine points and three rebounds.

The run was the start to the 42-point half. Jamie Steer was a catalyst racking up 16 in the period.

As a team, the Lady Wildcats out-rebounded Schuylkill 57-44 and shot 28-72 (.373) from the field.

Next up, Penn College travels to Penn State DuBois for a 1 p.m. game on Saturday, Feb. 2.

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