Balanced Scoring Lifts Mt. Union Past Women's Basketball

Balanced Scoring Lifts Mt. Union Past Women's Basketball

ERIE, Pa. – The Mt. Union women's basketball team won the 2018 Creative Imprints Tip-Off Tournament with a convincing 74-43 win over Penn State Behrend on Saturday night.

Score:  Mt. Union 74, Penn State Behrend 43

Records: Penn State Behrend (1-1), Mt. Union (2-0)

Key Moments:

* The Purple Raiders had 13 players attribute to the 74 points
* Mt. Union shot 42.9 percent from the floor and 81.1 percent from the free-throw line
* Tori Rappach went 4-for-9 from the three-point line to lead the Purple Raiders with 12 points
* The Lions got a game-high 12 points and nine rebounds from Alanna Dibble (Lakewood, NY/Southwestern)
* Mt. Union outscored Behrend in each quarter, including 25-10 in the first to build the lead and stay on top for good
* The Purple Raiders only trailed in the first minute and a half of the game
* Nicole Boyer (Blairsville, PA/Blairsville)and Kara Haslett (Baden, PA/Ambridge) each added nine points for the Lions


* Dibble was named to the All-Tournament Team for shooting 42.9 percent from the field and leading the team with 11.0 points per game in two contests for the Lions

Up Next:

* The Behrend Lions will host Wooster on Tuesday night in a non-conference game at 6 p.m.