Stingy Defense Helps Hilbert Past Women's Basketball

Stingy Defense Helps Hilbert Past Women's Basketball

HAMBURG, NY – The Hilbert women's basketball team had three players in double-figure scoring while the defense held Penn State Behrend to their lowest offensive output this season for a 48-37 victory in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Wednesday night.

Score: Hilbert 48, Penn State Behrend 37

Records: Hilbert (8-2, 3-0 AMCC), Penn State Behrend (1-6, 0-3 AMCC)

Key Moments:

* The Hawks registered 80 percent of their points for the game in the first (20) and third quarter (19)
* After to being held to six points in the second quarter and four in the third, the Lions came back to outscore Hilbert 14-7 in the fourth
* The Behrend defense was able to keep the Hawks to just two points in the second quarter
Caitlin Carnuche (New Castle, PA/Mohawk) led the team with 11 points
* In a defensive battle, the Lions managed to hold a 41-37 advantage on the boards
* Hilbert's Ashley Repine led all scorers with 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds
* Behrend was held to its lowest shooting percentage this season (25.5)

Up Next:

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Saturday against Penn State Altoona in the Junker Center at 6 p.m.