Lion's Fall on the Road to St. Mary's (Md.)

Lion's Fall on the Road to St. Mary's (Md.)

St. Mary's, Md.- The Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball team played a close match with the St. Mary's Seahawks on Saturday December 10th. The Lion's struggled in the first half to find their stride but came out in the second half and dominated 40-28. Unfortunately, the home team's first half lead proved to be too much for Harrisburg as they fell 68-59.

Penn State Harrisburg 59 St. Mary's (Md.) 68
St. Mary's Starters
Kobe Chaney, Nina Haller, Katie Robey, Kerri Kline, Olivia Nowlin

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 14-56 (25%) St. Mary's 18-52 (34%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 5-14 (35%) St. Mary's 3-14 (21%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 26-35 (74%) St. Mary's 29-47 (61%)

Assists: Harrisburg 8 St. Mary's 12

Turnovers: Harrisburg 25 St. Mary's 25

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 5 St. Mary's 5

Steals: Harrisburg 14 St. Mary's 13

Game Highlights:
-St. Mary's came out hot in the first quarter, dominated both side of the court to hold the Lion's to only five points in the first

-Penn State Harrisburg improved in the second before Alexis Nolan opened things up in the third with 5 points right off the bat to bring the Lion's within 16 of the Gulls. Kaitlyn Carmo scored 9 of her 19 points in the third to try and get Harrisburg back on track

-With only three minutes to go in the fourth, the Blue and White brought the game within 6 of the home team. St. Mary's held on to the lead despite Harrisburg's impressive second half effort

Harrisburg Leaders

Kaitlyn Carmo: 19 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 block

Alexis Nolan: 13 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal

Sidney Gordon: 8 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals

St. Mary's Leaders

Kobe Chaney: 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals

Olivia Nowlin: 11 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals

Kerri Kline: 12 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals

Up Next
Penn State Harrisburg will travel to Delaware Valley on Monday December 19th for a non-conference matchup. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 pm