Fast Start Carries Marymount to Victory Over Harrisburg

Fast Start Carries Marymount to Victory Over Harrisburg

Marymount, Va.- Marymount outshot the Lion's for the first three quarters to bolt down a large lead over Harrisburg on Wednesday evening. Despite Penn State Harrisburg's best efforts in the fourth quarter, Marymount cruised to a 69-42 victory on their home court.

Penn State Harrisburg 42 Marymount 69

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Tessa Dolce, Raven Ransom, Shanique Mattis, Alexis Nolan, Kaitlyn Carmo

Marymount Starters

Kiki Laux, Nicole Viscuso, Leah Hirst, Regan Lohr, Tyffani McQueen

Penn State Harrisburg (3-13, 1-8 CAC)

Marymount (13-3, 7-2 CAC)

Team Stats
Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 15-50 (30%) Marymount 24-55 (43%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 4-15 (26%) Marymount 3-11 (27%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 8-14 (57%) Marymount 18-23 (78%)

Rebounds: Harrisburg 21 Marymount 46

Assists: Harrisburg 8 Marymount 16

Turnovers: Harrisburg 20 Marymount 21

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 7 Marymount 4

Steals: Harrisburg 6 Marymount 12

Game Highlights
-The Lion's posted solid first and fourth quarter performances after trailing 10-2 with 4:45 to go in the first. Shanique Mattis put Harrisburg back on track with a three pointer with 2:07 to go. Tessa Dolce and Kaitlyn Carmo cut the home teams lead to 2 points with two back to back baskets at the end of the first

-The Lion's were outscored 41-14 in the second and third quarter

-Katie Schwenk and Madison Hemler added a total of 7 points in the fourth as Harrisburg fought to tie the game up

-Forward Tessa Dolce led for the Lion's with 8 points and 5 rebounds. Teammate Kaitlyn Carmo was close behind with 2 rebounds and 9 points. Carmo is now tied for first in the Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball program history for the most points at 1, 052

-The Blue and White suffered their fourth straight loss to remain 1-8 in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC)

Up Next
Penn State Harrisburg will host St. Mary's on Saturday January 21st at 1 pm