Carmo Hits Double Digits in CAC Opener

Carmo Hits Double Digits in CAC Opener

Middletown, Pa. - The Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball team opened up their Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) season facing off with a strong York Spartan team that had only seen one loss so far this season.  Despite a strong effort by senior captain Kate Carmo, the Lions were not able to stop the well balanced York offense and fell 60-39

Penn State Harrisburg 39 York (Pa.) 60

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Alexis Nolan, Kaitlyn Carmo, Tessa Dolce, Raven Ransom, Sidney Gordon 

York (Pa.) Starters

Brianna Bisci, Morgan Kuehne, Beth Wiseley, Sam Hruz, Katie Wagner


York (Pa.): 4-1

Harrisburg: 1-3

Team Stats

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 15-61 (24%) York 22-57 (39%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 5-25 (20%) York 3-18 (16%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 4-9 (44%) York 13-21 (62%)

Rebounds: Harrisburg 48 York 41

Assists: Harrisburg 8 York 12

Turnovers: Harrisburg 27 York 17

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 0 York 3

Steals: Harrisburg 11 

Game Highlights

-Penn State Harrisbueg struggled offensively in the first two quarters, scoring a combined total of only 11 points while the Spartans surged to 27 points at the half

-In the third quarter the Lion's found their stride thanks to two back-to-back threes' from Ana Edmondson and Sidney Gordon

-Precious Shirk added to Harrisburg's tally with a layup heading into the fourth quarter

-Kaitlyn Carmo got things off to a good start in the fourth with a three point shot followed by a layup from teammate Tessa Dolce

-Jada Pettis finished two layups at the end of the match up to give Harrisburg their strongest quarter offensively

Harrisburg Leaders

Kaitlyn Carmo: 11 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals

Tessa Dolce: 10 rebounds, 4 points, 2 steals

Ana Edmondson: 5 points, 1 assist, 1 steal

Spartan Leaders

Katie Wagner: 19 points, 4 steals, 4 assists, 3 rebounds

Morgan Kuehne: 11 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist

Sam Hruz: 13 rebounds, 7 points, 2 steals, 2 blocks

What's Next?

Penn State Harrisburg will host Salisbury on Saturday December 3rd at 1 pm