Dolce Hits Double Digits; Lions Fall To EMU

Dolce Hits Double Digits; Lions Fall To EMU

Middletown Pa, - The Penn State Harrisburg Lady Lions struggled to find their offensive rhythm against an Eastern Mennonite University team that was in press mode throughout a large portion of the game.  The Lions Tessa Dolce led Harrisburg with 11 points and seven rebounds in the hard fought 68-44 loss.

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Alexis Nolan, Kaitlyn Carmo, Precious Shirk, Raven Ransom, Sidney Gordon

Eastern Mennonite Starters

Chloe Roach, Myneshia Walker, Lexi Deffenbaugh, Jazmine Carter, Jonae Guest


Penn State Harrisburg: 1-3

Eastern Mennonite: 1-1

Team Stats

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 17-56 (30%) Eastern Mennonite 23-64 (36%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 4-22 (18%) Eastern Mennonite 9-22 (40%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 6-9 (67%) Eastern Mennonite 13-19 (68%)

Rebounds: Harrisburg 39 Eastern Mennonite 43

Assists: Harrisburg 10 Eastern Mennonite 13

Turnovers: Harrisburg 23 Eastern Mennonite 17

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 5 Eastern Mennonite 1

Steals: Harrisburg 8 Eastern Mennonite 15

Game Highlights:

-Both teams were very evenly matched in the first quarter as they each battled back and forth to find the basket. Tessa Dolce scored 5 of her 11 points in the opening quarter to give the Lion's their first lead of the day

-In the second quarter Ana Edmondson put the Lion's back on trach with a three pointer followed by two layups from Jada Pettis and Dolce

-Harrisburg struggled offensively in the third quarter scoring only 5 points to Eastern Mennonites 19

-Eastern Mennonite dominated once again in the final quarter, putting away the Lion's 68-44

Harrisburg Leaders:

Tessa Dolce: 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 block

Ana Edmondson: 8 points, 4 assists, 1 steal

Kaitlyn Carmo: 6 rebounds, 1 assist

Eastern Mennonite Leaders:

Chloe Roach: 19 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists

Myneshia Walker: 19 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals

Chrissy Delawder: 9 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist

Up Next

Penn State Harrisburg will travel to York (Pa.) for their first conference game of the year. Game time is scheduled for 6 pm