2012-13 Penn State Harrisburg Women's Basketball News

  • Penn State Harrisburg Winter/Spring Moments Countdown #8
    August 21, 2013
    No. 8 - We're counting to 1,000. Twice. Jordan Gatchell and Steph Yetter's paths to 1,000 career points is the next entry on our countdown...
  • Penn State Harrisburg Women's Basketball Team Video 2012-13
    July 29, 2013
    Check out the ladies' 2012-13 team video as seen during our Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Awards (SAACOs) ceremony this past spring...
  • Ladies' Season Ends With Loss to Keuka
    February 23, 2013
    Lancaster Pa. – The Penn State Harrisburg Lady Lions waited a full year for today’s playoff rematch against the Keuka Storm. Saturday’s conference semi-final matchup is now the fourth straight year the teams have met in post season play. The past three years have all fallen in favor of the Storm, which after today probably feels more like a never ending hurricane as Keuka again ended the Lions hope for a championship 81-68.
  • Copeland, Zeanchock Named to NEAC’s All-Conference Teams
    February 20, 2013
    Penn State Harrisburg's Mercedes Copeland and Miranda Zeanchock were named to the North Eastern Athletic Conference's (NEAC) Women's Basketball All-Conference teams on Feb. 19. Copeland was named to the league's second-team while Zeanchock was a third-team honoree...
  • Lions Advanced To Conference Semi’s
    February 19, 2013
    Middletown Pa. – The Lady Lions came out strong and fast on way to an exciting 79-73 playoff win over the St. Elizabeth Eagles Tuesday night at the CUB. Harrisburg was led by strong overall performances by Mercedes Copeland (Reading, Pa. / Reading) and Amanda Moyer (Carlisle, Pa. / Cumberland Valley) that both were just one rebound shy of earning double-doubles helping the Lions earn a spot in the conference semi-finals this Saturday.
  • Harrisburg’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Gear Up For Playoffs
    February 18, 2013
    The season isn't over just yet. Penn State Harrisburg's men's and women's basketball teams will look to attend to some unfinished business in the North Eastern Athletic Conference's (NEAC) Championship Tournaments...Women Play at Home Tonight at 7:00, Men can be watched online live also at 7:00.
  • Lady Lions Get Upset By Phoenix
    February 15, 2013
    Chambersburg, Pa. – Harrisburg came into tonight’s game expecting to win another game en route to next Tuesday’s opening playoff game. With the Lions forgetting they still had two games two play before reaching that playoff game, the Wilson Phoenix took full advantage and grabbed their best win of the season upsetting Harrisburg 77-75.
  • Steph Yetter: Mrs. 1,000
    February 15, 2013
    On Wednesday night, Feb. 13, Penn State Harrisburg senior captain Steph Yetter became the first woman's basketball player to score 1,000 career points since Harrisburg became an NCAA member and just the second lady to ever achieve the impressive feat...
  • Yetter Scores 1,000; Lions Win Again
    February 13, 2013
    Middletown Pa. – Everyone in the CUB came to the first annual costume night game excited to see the show. Even with all the hoopla going on, Steph Yetter (Thompsontown, Pa. / East Juniata) stole the show scoring the first point of the game which also was her 1,000 point for the senior captain. Harrisburg beat conference rival Penn State Berks with a score of 90-71 picking up their 12th conference win.
  • Harrisburg’s Falls in Thriller to St. Elizabeth
    February 10, 2013
    Morristown NJ. – The Blue and White Lady Lions have had quite a ride so far this season. They have experienced sudden loss of players due to injuries, set individual career high’s, set new team records, won a lot of games, lost a few, and even had one Lucky player get a second chance. This game will be remembered as a thriller that went down to the last 30 seconds before Harrisburg would get out gunned by just a little bit and travel home with a 68-63 loss.
  • Copeland & Carter Lead Harrisburg Charge Over Gallaudet
    February 06, 2013
    Washington DC. – The Lady Lions are in their final stretch of the season. Their focus is no longer about getting into the postseason, but what they will do when they get there and where those games will be played at. The 59-40 point win tonight over the Gallaudet Bison means they are keeping the hope of hosting the NEAC championships alive, despite needing some opposing team help for that to occur.
  • Yanich Sets Career High; Harrisburg Locks in Playoff Spot
    February 03, 2013
    Harrisburg had a very successful weekend adding two conference wins to their record. Sunday's 57-43 win over Morrisville St. also gives the Lions a definite spot into post season play.
  • Lions Do Just Enough to Defeat Cazenovia at Home
    February 02, 2013
    The Lady lions had a slow start in their game Saturday against the Cazenovia Wildcats, but a very strong finish propelled Harrisburg to a 71-61 conference win.
  • Upper Class Strong Play Not Enough to Stop Chargers
    January 31, 2013
    Lancaster, Pa. – Harrisburg came into tonight’s game with plenty of momentum from the four game win streak they have built up over the past two weeks. Unfortunately that streak came to an end tonight as the Lions will have to settle with a 1-1 season tally against the Lancaster Bible Chargers after another fierce battle between the two strong teams.
  • Watch The Lady Lions Live @ Gallaudet Wednesday February 6th!
    January 30, 2013
    Catch the exciting action between the Penn State Harrisburg Lions and the Gallaudet Bison Wednesday February 6th at 5:00 online using the live video feed.
  • Moyer’s Season High Leads Harrisburg To Important Win
    January 27, 2013
    Middletown Pa. - Amanda Moyer (Carlisle Pa./Cumberland Valley) hit the twenty point mark for the first time this season in an important conference and inter collegiate rivalry win Sunday against Penn State Abington.
  • Lady Lions Halt Flight of The Phoenix
    January 23, 2013
    The Blue and White women’s basketball team won their third straight game as they cruised through the Wilson Phoenix 89-46. Miranda Zeanchock (Carrolltown, Pa. / Cambria Heights), Amanda Moyer (Carlisle, Pa. /Cumberland Valley), and Kiara Carter (Bronx, N.Y. / Milton Hershey) all brought sizeable games on route to another solid win.
  • Copeland Nets 25; Lions Pick Up Tenth Win
    January 19, 2013
    Freshman scoring machine Mercedes Copeland (Reading Pa/ Reading) netted a game-high 25 points to lead Penn State Harrisburg to a 72-65 victory over SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday, Jan. 19.
  • Copeland Double-Double not enough to hold off the Storm
    January 13, 2013
    Kueka Park, NY - Penn State Harrisburg did not get the result they were hoping for today against conference foe Keuka College. The Storm started from the tip off and lasted the entire 40 minutes of play on way to a 86-71 Keuka victory.
  • Copeland's 27 Not Enough to Overcome Wells' Strong Start
    January 12, 2013
    Aurora, NY - The Lady Lions came into the Well’s College Basketball Arena expecting to leave with a 5-0 conference record after another strong 40 minutes of basketball. Unfortunately Well’s must have missed that memo and came into the game with a plan of their own on way to a 85-76 win over the Lions.
  • Ladies Fight Hard; Fall to Wilkes
    January 07, 2013
    Penn State Harrisburg dropped a hard-fought contest to one of the best non-conference foes its faced all year in Wilkes. The Lions put up a valiant fight before falling to the home team 87-79.
  • Lions Avenge Last Season’s Lone NEAC Loss
    January 05, 2013
    Middletown Pa - The Lady Lions showed true character and put forth a solid team effort on their way to defeating the SUNY IT Wildcats 87-68 Saturday afternoon. The game was filled with intensity; fouls, scoring, and a great rivalry match due to the Wildcats win the previous year which gave Harrisburg their only conference loss when they went 17-1.
  • Scrappy Play Equates to Scrappy Win for Lions
    January 02, 2013
    MIDDLETOWN, Pa- The Penn State Harrisburg Lady Lions had to work hard for their win tonight over the Goucher Gophers 59-47. The atmosphere was intense from the start as almost every player on the court tonight also hit the deck either chasing down a loose ball or taking the brunt of one of the many hard fouls coming from both teams.
  • Snypse Named NEAC Student-Athlete of the Week
    December 11, 2012
    Penn State Harrisburg freshman forward Lucky Snypse earned the NEAC's Student-Athlete of the Week award thanks to her breakout performances in the ladies most recent victories...
  • Harrisburg breaks winning streak due to Frostburg St Second Half Comeback
    December 11, 2012
    MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – The lady lions have been on fire of late and came into tonight’s game on a 4 game win streak. The steak came to an end tonight as the scratching claws of the Frostburg St. Bobcats could not be clipped back and pushed through for a second half comeback win.
  • Harrisburg's Lucky Charm Scores 15 in Conference Win
    December 08, 2012
    The blue and white ladies basketball team won their fourth straight game and will head into 2013 undefeated in conference play. The lions had another team effort that helped take down conference rival Penn State Berks 81-55 Saturday.
  • Lady Lions Outshoot Falcons For Winning Record Heading Into Conference Play
    November 27, 2012
    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 Lady Lions take down tournament host to win first game of the season
    November 18, 2012
    Selinsgrove, PA - The Penn State women’s basketball team does not look like the same team from the previous year. One major difference is all the new young faces on this year’s squad. Saturday night’s 65-61 win over Susquehanna definitely came from a multitude of effort and scoring from the well rounded Harrisburg side.
  • Harrisburg Lady Lions Come up short in Pepsi Tip-Off Final
    November 18, 2012
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The blue and white started today’s Pepsi Tip-Off Classic tournament final by scoring two and taking the lead on the Ursinus Bears off the start. Unfortunately this would be the only lead they would see today as Ursinus Responded with force as the Bears captured the championship.
  • 2012-13 Penn State Harrisburg Women’s Basketball Preview
    November 16, 2012
    This year's women's basketball team faces the tough task of living up to the high standards set by last season's success. Penn State Harrisburg would like nothing more than to win its first NEAC championship in its last year with the league and earn an NCAA tournament bid...