Behrend Lions Travel to Hilbert on Wednesday

Behrend Lions Travel to Hilbert on Wednesday

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team will travel to Hamburg, NY to battle the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) defending champions, Hilbert, on Wednesday night at 6 p.m.



Behrend News & Notes

The Lions are 1-5 overall and 0-2 in AMCC play
* Behrend is coming off a 62-52 loss to Pitt-Bradford on Saturday in the Junker Center
* Freshman guard Caitlin Carnuche (New Castle, PA/Mohawk) registered double figures in the scoring column for the second straight game
* The Lions outscored the Panthers over the middle two quarters 27-20, before Pitt-Bradford ended the game on a 19-8 run
* Behrend shot a season-best 36.7 percent from the floor on Wednesday
* The Lions are ranked seventh in the AMCC with a 1-4 overall record and 0-1 mark in the conference

Hilbert News & Notes

* The Hawks are first in the conference with a 7-2 overall record and 2-0 AMCC mark
* Hilbert ranks second in the AMCC in field-goal percentage (40.3) and free-throw percentage (70.1)
* The Hawks are averaging 64.0 points per game
* Hilbert is riding a five-game winning streak, recently defeating D'Youville (80-67) and Pitt-Greensburg (71-52)
* Junior guard Taylor Corts leads the team and ranks second in the AMCC with 17.1 points per game, while senior forward Katelyn Proy is first in rebounds per game (9.8)
* Last season, the Hawks won their first AMCC title in program history with a 76-52 win over Mt. Aloysius

Series History

* The Hawks picked up three of their four overall wins against the Lions in the past two seasons
* Last year, Hilbert defeated Behrend twice, once during the regular season and again in the AMCC semifinals
* Behrend has a commanding 33-4 overall record against the Hawks that dates back to the 1993-94 season