2013-14 Women's Basketball: Elmira College
February 12, 2014
Alicia Ross sank 24 points for the Lady Wildcats
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport) scored 24 points to lead the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team in its 70-64 loss to Elmira College Wednesday. The game was tied at 36 at the half but the Eagles outscored Penn College 34-28 to edge the team out. Sophomore Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) added 19 points and freshman Charese Bova (Beech Creek) led with 10 boards. The game is the final for the season as the Lady Wildcats finish 7-18 overall.
The first half was tightly contested with 11 lead changes and five ties. The Lady Wildcats were the first to strike with freshman Nicole Reyes-Molina (Lancaster) hitting a jumper to open the game. Down 12-7, Ross capped off an 8-0 run with back-to-back baskets to make it a 15-12 game at 11:58.
Ross scored 13 in the half.
Steer went on a solo 5-0 run to make it a 30-27 game with just over four to play. She totaled 11 in the half. After Elmira came back once again to take the lead, it was sophomore Margaret Dewire (Beaver Springs) who tied it up at the buzzer with a hail Mary three-pointer from half court.
In the half, Penn College shot 14 for 29 (.483) from the first and totaled 20 rebounds to the Eagles’ 19.
In the second, the back and forth pace continued in the early minutes with both teams swapping leads five times. Elmira started to pull away with a run in the 15th to make it a 55-45 game. Steer brought it to within five at 60-55 with just over five remaining after a couple of free throws and a layup.
The Eagles ended the game capitalizing on some turnovers and outscoring Penn College in the final minute 6-2.
For the game, the Lady Wildcats shot 24 for 60 (.400) from the field and had 36 rebounds.