Press Release

2013-14 Women's Basketball: PSU Hazleton

February 8, 2014

Danielle Mowery had seven assists to lead the team

Danielle Mowery had seven assists to lead the team

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Freshman Charese Bova (Beech Creek) led all players with 26 points and 22 rebounds as the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team defeated Penn State Hazleton 78-73 Saturday. Penn College trailed through the entire first half but a 41 point effort in the second helped lift them to victory. Sophomore Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) aided the effort with 15 points while freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport) added 12. The win is the second straight for the Lady Wildcats as they improve to 7-16 overall and 5-8 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Hazleton (13-8, 8-4 PSUAC) opened with a 17-4 run in the game as Bova was the only offensive presence for the Lady Wildcats scoring the team’s first eight points. She ended the first half with 12.

Down 28-20, Penn College surged back on a 12-5 run, four each from Bova and Steer to make it a 33-32 game with five minutes remaining. The team’s shooting went cold closing out the half with only two baskets as they went into the break down 41-37.

In the half, the Lady Wildcats committed 11 turnovers.

The Lions started off the second hot building to a 52-42 lead. It was short lived as Penn College dominated the offense from the 10th to fifth minutes with a 21-2 run to take a 65-56 lead. Sophomore Nicole Reyes-Molina (Lancaster) led the run with six.

Hazleton was able to bring it back to 67-65 with just over three to go but the Lady Wildcats finished the game hitting eight free throws to seal the win.

For the game, Penn College totaled 60 rebounds. Sophomore Danielle Mowery (Shamokin) was on-point in passing totaling seven rebounds and adding eight points to the score sheet.

The Lady Wildcats next travel to Penn State Wilkes Barre on Monday, Feb. 10 for a 6 p.m. game.

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