Penn State Harrisburg Battles #5 Christopher Newport

Penn State Harrisburg Battles #5 Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.- The fifth-ranked Christopher Newport women's basketball team slid past Penn State Harrisburg on Saturday afternoon 75-57, in order to remain undefeated. Senior guard Kailtyn Carmo led for the Blue and White with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Penn State Harrisburg 57 Christopher Newport 75

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Shanique Mattis, Alexis Nolan, Kaitlyn Carmo, Raven Ransom, Jada Pettis 

Christopher Newport Starters

Zhara Tannor, Bailey Dufrene, Makenzie Fancher, Sam Porter, Jessica Daguilh


Penn State Harrisburg: (3-15, 2-10 CAC)

Christopher Newport: (19-0, 12-0 CAC)

Game Highlights

-Both sides were evenly matched in the first quarter as the home team lead by only four at the end of the first. Jada Pettis got things started at the beginning of the match with two straight buckets to give the Lion's the lead. Pettis finished 6 of Harrisburg's 10 points in the first

-Penn State Harrisburg was held to only 10 points in the second and 12 points in the third by the Captains as they jumped out to 33-point lead at the start of the fourth before Harrisburg dominated the remainder of the game

-Several individuals posted strong performances in the fourth quarter as Harrisburg outscored the Captains 25-13

-Harrisburg was led by Carmo who posted a double-double, finishing with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Precious Shirk came up big off the bench for the Lion's with 12 points and 3 rebounds

Up Next

Penn State Harrisburg will host Frostburg State on Wednesday February 1st at 6 pm