Carmo Hits Double Digits to Lead Harrisburg Past Goucher

Carmo Hits Double Digits to Lead Harrisburg Past Goucher

Towson, MD.- The Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball team got off to a great start for 2017 with a big win over Goucher, 76-68. Kaitlyn Carmo led for Harrisburg with 23 points and 7 rebounds.

Penn State Harrisburg 76 Goucher 68

Goucher Starters 
Jada Scarborough, Nailah Jones, Briana Bull, Kerry Chun, Katie Pacak

Penn State Harrisburg (2-9)
Goucher (4-8)
Team Stats
Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 29-69 (42%) Goucher 27-72 (37%)
Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 4-13 (30%) Goucher 0-5 (0%)
Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 14-29 (48%) Goucher 14-20 (70%)
Rebounds: Harrisburg 48 Goucher 44
Assists: Harrisburg 14 Goucher 12
Turnovers: Harrisburg 20 Goucher 17
Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 6 Goucher 2
Steals: Harrisburg 6 Goucher 13

Game Highlights:
-Penn State Harrisburg opened the game with an 11-4 run over the Gophers. Shanique Mattis got things started for the Lion's along with Tessa Dolce who combined for 9 of Harrisburg's first 12 points of the game. Harrisburg led the home team 22-14 at the end of the first quarter

-Penn State Harrisburg increased their lead in the second quarter, outscoring Goucher 23-9 to post an impressive lead of 45-15 at half time.

-The Lion's dominated the third quarter offensively once again as they outscored Goucher 15-11. Kaitlyn Carmo scored 7 of her 23 points in the third quarter to extend the Lion's lead to 60-36

-The home team posted an impressive fourth quarter surge as they outscored Harrisburg 32-16. The Lion's first quarter lead stood strong to outlast the Gophers. Kaitlyn Carmo led for the Lion's with 23 points and 7 rebounds

Individual Leaders

Penn State Harrisburg
Kaitlyn Carmo: 23 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 assists

Raven Ransom: 17 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks

Tessa Dolce: 10 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks

Brianna Bull: 26 points, 10 rebounds, 7 steals

Jaida Scarborough: 15 points, 6 assists, 3 steals

Shalom Omo-Osagie: 13 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

Up Next
Penn State Harrisburg will host Southern Virginia on Thursday January 5th at 6 pm