Press Release

2013-14 Women's Basketball: PSU Wilkes Barre

February 10, 2014

The Lady Wildcats finish out the season on Wednesday Feb. 12 against Elmira College

The Lady Wildcats finish out the season on Wednesday Feb. 12 against Elmira College

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team dropped a 65-55 contest to Penn State Wilkes-Barre Monday night. Wilkes-Barre used an 11-point advantage from the first half to keep the Lady Wildcats from making a comeback despite being outscored in the second half. Sophomore Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) led the team with 21 points while freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport) added 15 and 10 steals. The loss drops the team to 7-17 overall and 5-9 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Wilkes-Barre led the entire first half jumping out to a 13-0 lead to open the game. Down 15-1, the Lady Wildcats clawed their way back with an 11-0 run, four from Ross bring it to within three at the 10 minute mark.

Ross ended the first half with seven points.

The Lions came back to build their lead going into the break up 35-24. For the half, Penn College shot 9 for 29 (.310) from the field and totaled 14 rebounds.

The Lady Wildcats outscored Wilkes-Barre 31-30 in the second half. The Lions kept the lead margin throughout the entire second half never allowing Penn College any opening to bring it closer.

Wilkes-Barre shot 23 for 50 (.460) from the field compared to the Lady Wildcat’s 20 for 64 (.312). Freshman Charese Bova (Beech Creek) led the team with eight of the team’s 28 rebounds.

The Lady Wildcats finish up their season against Elmira College on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.

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