Press Release

2013-14 Women's Basketball: PSU Fayette

January 11, 2014

Ali Van Metter added eight points for the Lady Wildcats

Ali Van Metter added eight points for the Lady Wildcats

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Sophomore Margaret Dewire (Beaver Springs) recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds in the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team’s 90-54 loss to Penn State Fayette. The Lady Wildcats were outscored 57-19 in the first half but then outscored their opponents 35-33 in the second. Freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport) led Penn College with 11 points while junior Niesha Williams (Loyalsock Twp.) added 10. The loss now drops the team to 2-10 overall and 1-3 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Down 6-2 in the opening half, Penn College went on a 5-0 run, three from junior Alison Van Metter (Saylorsburg) to take a 7-6 lead. From there, the Lions scored 19 unanswered points to go up 25-7 at 13:23.

Van Metter finished the game with eight points.

The Lady Wildcats were unable to bring it close going into the break down 57-19. In the half, they shot 8-32 (.250) from the field and were out-rebounded 41-18.

Fayette’s shooting got cold in the second half and Penn College capitalized. The deficit was too large to overcome and the Lions continued to pull down boards totaling 70 in the game. They totaled 41 points off of second chances.

For the game, the Lady Wildcats totaled 44 rebounds and shot 18-71 (.254) from the field and 15-23 (.652) from the free throw line.

Penn College next travels to Wells College on Monday, Jan. 13 for a 6 p.m. game.

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