2011-12 Women's Basketball: PSU Beaver
December 10, 2011
Freshman Carrie Egli ntoched 10 points in the loss
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. –Junior Kierstin Steer (South Williamsport) tied a season high scoring 24 points to lead the Pennsylvania College of Technology in its 87-56 loss to Penn State Beaver. Freshman Carrie Egli (Picture Rocks) added 10 in the loss. The Wildcats drop to 1-8 overall and 1-2 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
Freshman Niesha Williams (Williamsport) hit a layup to put the Wildcats on the board first. They were up 4-3 when Beaver went on a 14-0 run to go up 17-4 at 15:38. From there, Beaver slowly built up its lead and went into the half up 52-21
In the half, Penn College shot .261 (6-23) from the field and were outrebounded 28-21.
The Wildcats settled in the second half as they slowly chipped away at the lead. Steer hit a jumper with just over six minutes left to bring the team to within 24.
Both teams scored 35 in the second half. Steer stepped it up scoring 20 second half points. The Wildcats improved their shooting to .441 (15-34) from the field and pulled down 18 boards but the first half damage was done.
For the game, Penn College totaled 39 rebounds and shot .368 (21-57) from the field. Steer and junior Casey Braun (Hughesville) led the team each notching eight rebounds.
For the Lions, Amanda Temple led her team with 18 while Brittany Tomaselli, Kayona Ward and Coleen Mead each had 16 points.
The Wildcats take a break and return to action on Jan. 7 when they host Penn State Fayette at 1 p.m.