Women's Basketball Falls Short to Wesley in Final Game of the Year

Women's Basketball Falls Short to Wesley in Final Game of the Year

Middletown, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg women's basketball team dropped their final game of the season this afternoon to No. 25 Marymount (Va.) 63-47. The Lion's also celebrated the careers of their four Seniors: Kaitlyn Carmo, Ana Edmondson, Precious Shirk, and Katie Schwenk.

Penn State Harrisburg 47 Marymount (Va.) 63

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Ana Edmondson, Kaitlyn Carmo, Precious Shirk, Tessa Dolce, Katie Schwenk

Marymount Starters

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


Penn State Harrisburg: (7-18, 5-13 CAC)

Marymount: (21-4, 15-3 CAC)

Game Highlights

-The Lion's fought for an early 12-10 lead over the visitors in the first quarter. Harrisburg pulled ahead with less then one minute to go as Katie Schwenk made a layup and Raven Ransom sank a free throw to gain the lead headed into the second quarter

-The momentum shifted in the second quarter as Marymount cruised to regain the lead by outscoring Harrisburg 15-3. The visitors led at the half 25-15

-In the third quarter the Lion's rallied back to get within three of the saints, 33-30. Janel Brown sank a three with 4:56 to go in the third. With under two minutes to go in the quarter the Saints were back up by 9. Although the Saints led going into the fourth, Harrisburg was able to outscore the visitors 21-20 in the third quarter. Kaitlyn Carmo posted 8 of her 12 points in the third

-Marymount held on to their lead throughout the fourth quarter to finish the game 63-47

-Kaitlyn Carmo led for the Blue and White in her last game as a Lady Lion with 12 points and 4 rebounds. Precious Shirk also posted 10 points of her own and 6 rebounds