Click below for pregame comments by Amanda Moyer and Steph Yetter.
Allentown, PA - The Penn State Lady lions are starting their season strong with a 2-1 record after beating the Cedar Crest Falcons 75-53 in non-conference action tonight.
Harrisburg took advantage of some early scores by Miranda Zeanchock(Carrolltown, Pa. / Cambria Heights) who led the team in scoring with 18 and also scored five of the six total three's the lions scored tonight. The lions pounced early on the falcons ending the first half with a score of 48-23.
The second half would remain tight with the Falcon's edging out the second half score, but the first half play by the lions was all they would need as the coasted to a final score of 75-53.
Amanda Moyer (Carlisle, Pa. / Cumberland Valley) went 6-8 from the field scoring 12; Stephanie Yetter (Thompsontown, Pa. / East Juniata) was 4-7 and 2-2 from the line adding 10; Lucky Snypse (Philadelphia, Pa. / George Washington Carver of Engineering and Science) went 2-4 and 3-4 from the charity stripe for 7.
"Playing our last non conference game before opening our NEAC schedule was a total team victory. A lot of youthful energy tonight provided us with great effort, while also identifying some areas we need to continue to work on." said Penn State Harrisburg coach Ross Patrick following the game.
Coach Ross continued with, "Its a great night, a road victory, and the understanding to not be complacent as we begin to defend our title as southern division champions"
The lady lions will host their first game in the CUB this tuesday December 4th at 7:00 when they face off against St. Elizabeth for their first conference game of the year.
Come out next tuesday to see if coach Patrick and his lady lions can make it two in a row.