Women's Basketball Travels to Penn State Altoona for AMCC Matchup

Women's Basketball Travels to Penn State Altoona for AMCC Matchup

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team will take on Penn State Altoona for the second time this season, looking to sweep the Lions on the season in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matchup on Saturday at 2 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are coming off a 62-50 loss to Hilbert on Wednesday
* Behrend led the game in the first half, holding an 11 point lead for more than five minutes
* Hilbert outscored the Lions in the second half holding them to less than ten points in the third and fourth quarters
* Kourtney Beamesderfer (Rebersburg, PA/Penns Valley) had a season-high 17 points, including three three-pointers
* The Lions are 6-12 overall with a 4-7 conference record
* Alanna Dibble (Lakewood, NY/Southwestern) is ranked second in the AMCC for field goal percentage with 48.1%

Penn State Altoona News & Notes

* Altoona won the AMCC game of the week 67-64 over Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday
* Kayla Strittmatter was the leading scorer for the Lions netting 17 points
* Paige Burk also had a double-double against Mt. Aloysius putting up 13 points and pulling in 10 rebounds
* Altoona is ranked third in the AMCC with a 7-4 conference record
* Alexis Cannistraci is ranked second in the AMCC for points-per-game with 16.9 points and third in rebounds-per-game with 9.5
* As a team, the Lions are ranked first in the AMCC averaging 70.8 points per game

Series History

* Behrend is leading the all-time series 29-12
* The Lions beat Altoona earlier this season, posting a 77-75 victory on December 8 in Erie, PA
* Penn State Altoona has not had a win against Behrend since the 2014-15 season