Women's Basketball Falls to Salisbury

Women's Basketball Falls to Salisbury

Middletown, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball team hosted Salisbury on Saturday December 3rd for their second conference match up of the year. The Lion's dominated the first quarter but struggled in the second half to find the basket. Harrisburg fell 72-39 to the Sea Gulls.

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Ana Edmondson, Kaitlyn Carmo, Tessa Dolce, Sidney Gordon, Janel Brown

Salisbury Starters

Lauren Rothfeld, Morgan Grubb, Mary McDonagh, Kaylyn French, Josephine Noonan


Penn State Harrisburg: 1-5

Salisbury: 5-1 

Team Stats

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 12-58 (20%) Salisbury 29-63 (46%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 3-21 (14%) Salisbury 5-13 (39%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 12-24 (50%) Salisbury 9-13 (69%)

Assists: Harrisburg 8 Salisbury 13

Turnovers: Harrisburg 25 Salisbury 26

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 1 Salisbury 2

Steals: Harrisburg 10 Salisbury 15

Game Highlights

-Janel Brown got things started early for the Lion's sinking her first three pointer of the day in the sixth minute of play

-Ana Edmondson followed in her footsteps, hitting a three to give Harrisburg the lead for the first time 6-4

-Rachel Miller finished two straight layups to extend Harrisburg's lead to 15-10 with less then a minute to go

-Jada Pettis sent the Lion's to the second quarter with a 17-12 lead over the visitors

-Penn State Harrisburg struggled to find the basket in the second quarter, finishing only 5 points to the Sea Gull's 25

-In the third quarter Edmondson, Tessa Dolce, and Kaitlyn Carmo put Harrisburg back on track with each finding the basket at the start of the quarter

-Salisbury would go on to outscore the Lion's 21-7 in the fourth to secure their win

Harrisburg Leaders

Ana Edmondson: 7 points, 1 rebound

Kaitlyn Carmo: 6 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

Rachel Miller: 7 points, 1 assist

Salisbury Leaders

Lauren Rothfield: 16 points, 5 rebounds, 7 steals

Mary McDonagh: 11 points, 4 assists, 5 rebounds

Kaylyn French: 9 points, 11 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block 

Up Next

Penn State Harrisburg will travel to Frostburg State on Wednesday December 7th. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 pm.