Women's Basketball Loses at Frostburg 79-63

Women's Basketball Loses at Frostburg 79-63

Frostburg, Md.- The Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball team fell on the road this afternoon to Frostburg State in a very evenly matched conference game. The Lion's started off with a strong first and third quarter but their effort was not enough to take down the Bobcats. The women fell 79-63 for their third conference game of the year.

Penn State Harrisburg 63 Frostburg State 79

Frostburg State Starters
Sydney Stotler, Victoria Diggs, Kache Fields, Kirsten Rayner, Alexis Welch

Penn State Harrisburg (1-6, 0-3 CAC)
Frostburg State (3-6, 1-2 CAC)

Team Stats

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 20-59 (49%) Frostburg State 25-65 (39%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 8-18 (44%) Frostburg State 4-10 (40%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 13-22 (59%) Frostburg State 9-16 (56%)

Assists: Harrisburg 18 Frostburg State 10

Turnovers: Harrisburg 20 Frostburg State 21

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 4 Frostburg State 3

Steals: Harrisburg 10 Frostburg State 8 

Game Highlights

-Frostburg State jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter before Ana Edmondson and Sidney Gordon put the Lion's back on track with a jumper and a set of free throws

-Penn State Harrisburg gained the lead for the first time with 3:01 to go in the first as Kaitlyn Carmo scored six straight points

-The Lion's struggled in the second quarter as the home team outscored Harrisburg 22-13. The Bobcats lead at halftime 37-29

-Penn State Harrisburg came out strong in the third quarter as the Blue and White trailed by only four points with 5:45 to go

-Jada Pettis finished three straight layup's in the third to try to tie the game up

-Harrisburg struggled offensively in the fourth quarter and the Bobcats sealed the win by out scoring Harrisburg 21-11 in the fourth

Harrisburg Leaders
Kaitlyn Carmo: 19 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block
Tessa Dolce: 17 points, 11 rebounds, 2 steals
Jada Pettis: 10 points, 2 rebounds

Frostburg State Leaders
Victoria Diggs: 20 points, 3 assists, 1 rebound
Kirsten Rayner: 14 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist
Sharyce Warren: 21 points, 2 rebounds, 6 steals

Up Next 
Penn State Harrisburg will travel to St. Mary's (Md) on Saturday December 10th. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 pm