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

Penn State Harrisburg Starters
Shanique Mattis, Alexis Nolan, Kaitlyn Carmo, Precious Shirk, Tessa Dolce

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