ERIE, Pa. – The Franciscan women's basketball team defeated Penn State Behrend 67-57 in Allegheny Mointain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Saturday afternoon.
Score: Franciscan 67, Penn State Behrend 57
Records: Franciscan (1-14, 1-8 AMCC), Penn State Behrend (5-10, 4-5 AMCC)
* The Barons picked up their first win of the season and third program victory over the Lions
* Franciscan erased a 10-point deficit in the final 2:43 of the third quarter to start their comeback
* The Barons outscored the Lions 23-13 in the fourth quarter
* Behrend led the game for 22:51 but could not recover when Franciscan took the lead in the final period
* Freshman Caitlyn Carnuche (New Castle, PA/Mohawk) led the Lions with 15 points
* Abigail Chermack (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst Prep) had a career-high four steals
* Abby Baierl led the Barons with 17 points, scoring eight points in the fourth quarter
* The Behrend Lions return to action on Wednesday, January 16 at Westminster. Game time is at 6 p.m.