Press Release

2010-11 Women's Basketball: PSU York

January 13, 2011

The Wildcats snapped a two-game losing streak with the victory

The Wildcats snapped a two-game losing streak with the victory

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Sophomore Kierstin Steer (South Williamsport) netted 14 and pulled down seven rebounds as the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team broke a two game losing streak with a 66-54 win over Penn State York. The win keeps the team at the top of the PSUAC North Division. Freshman Hilary Rice (Biglerville) added 13 points on the night.

In the opener the Wildcats found themselves trailing for the first eight minutes before freshman Keiosha Cooksey (Harrisburg) hit a jumper to give the them their first lead of the game at 11-10. Cooksey hit back to back jumpers to take the lead to seven at 29-22 with four left. Freshman Katherine Lisi (Montoursville) hit a jumper to take the team into the break up 33-24.

Lisis ended the game with six points and three rebounds.

In the half, Penn College (5-5, 3-1 PSUAC) shot .395 (14-39) from the field and .600 (3-5) from the line.

York’s small bench proved too detrimental in the second as they ran out of gas and allowed the Wildcats to build their lead. A 5-0 run, two from Steer, would give 66-46 with 4:12 left.

In total, the Lions would turn the ball over a total of 29 times in the game.

As a team shot .347 from the field and were outrebounded by York 45-42.

Next up, the Wildcats will travel to Penn State Wilkes Barre on Sept 22 for a conference game at 6 p.m.

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