Lions Travel to Florida To Compete in St. Pete Classic

Lions Travel to Florida To Compete in St. Pete Classic

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team travels to St. Petersburg, Florida to compete in two games in the annual St. Pete Classic hosted by Eckerd College. The Lions will face Otterbein on Wednesday at 1 p.m. and John Carroll on Thursday at 11 a.m.

Schedule and Live Coverage
Wednesday, December 19 - Penn State Behrend vs. Otterbein, 1 p.m. | Live Stats
Thursday, December 20 - Penn State Behrend vs. John Carroll, 11 a.m. | Live Stats

Behrend News & Notes

The Lions take a two-game winning streak down to Florida over the holiday break
* Behrend will look to get its first win on the road, starting with Otterbein
* Last time out, the Lions outscored Mt. Aloysius 24-14 in the fourth quarter to make the difference
* Behrend tallied a season-best 57 rebounds in the win
* Alanna Dibble (Lakewood, NY/Southwestern) recorded her second double-double this season with 14 points and 13 rebounds

Otterbein News & Notes

* The Cardinals are coming off a 79-65 win against Muskingum on Saturday
* Senior guard Ali Cartnal scored a career-high 37 points against the Fighting Muskies
* Otterbein is 2-5 on the season and 1-3 when playing on the road
* Cartnal leads the team with 19.1 points per game

John Carroll News & Notes

* The Blue Streaks are riding a three-game winning streak
* John Carroll recently defeated Ohio Northern on Saturday, 76-50
* The win marked largest margin of victory against Ohio Northern in program history
* The Blue Streaks have two players averaging double-figure points, led by Nicole Heffington's 14.2 ppg
* John Carroll enters the Classic with a 6-3 overall record