Press Release

2013-14 Women's Basketball: PSU Scranton

January 30, 2014

Charese Bova recorded a double-double with 21 points and 18 rebounds

Charese Bova recorded a double-double with 21 points and 18 rebounds

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Freshman Charese Bova (Beech Creek) totaled 21 points and brought down 18 boards in the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team’s 77-61 loss to Penn State Scranton. The Lady Wildcats outscored their opponent 35-30 in the second half but a 47 point effort in the first from Scranton proved too much to overcome. Freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport) recorded 13 points and sophomore Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) notched 11 points and 12 rebounds. With the loss, Penn College is now 5-15 overall and 3-7 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Scranton (6-7, 4-4 PSUAC) came out on fire in the first half shooting 21 for 38 (.553) from the field. Bova started the game off with an early jumper putting the Lady Wildcats up by two. With the game 5-3 in the favor of Penn College, the Lions opened it up to take an 11-5 lead in the 18th.

Scranton controlled the pace for the rest of the half getting as high of a lead as 25 before going into the break up 47-26. The Lady Wildcats struggled to find the basket in the half shooting 9 for 41 (.220) from the field.

Down 65-44, Penn College went on an 11-2 run, including four from Ross, to bring it to within 14 in the sixth. The Lions held strong though and were able to take it by 16.

For the Lady Wildcats, sophomore Danielle Mowery (Shamokin) had six assists. The team was strong on the charity stripe going 15 for 21 (.700).

Penn College next travels to Penn State Brandywine on Monday, Feb. 3 for a 6 p.m. game.

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