Women's Basketball Takes on La Roche on Thursday

Women's Basketball Takes on La Roche on Thursday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team takes on La Roche in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matchup on Thursday at the Junker Center. Game time is 6 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are coming off a 79-63 loss to Penn State Altoona on Saturday
* Kara Haslett (Baden PA/Ambridge), Ashley Seamon (West Allegheny, PA/West Allegheny), and Kortney Beamesderfer (Rebersburg, PA/Penns Valley) were the leading scorers for Behrend with 12 points each
* Altoona forced six turnovers in the first quarter, gaining an 11 point lead by the end of the period
* The Lions currently have a record of 6-13 overall, with a 4-8 conference record
* Alanna Dibble (Lakewood, NY/Southwestern) is ranked second in the AMCC for field goal percentage with 47.9%

La Roche News & Notes

* The Redhawks have a record of 11-7 overall with a 10-2 conference record
* La Roche is coming off a two game win streak with their most recent win to D-Youville 78-67
* Forward Jenna Cole paced the team with 25 points
* Cole is ranked first in the AMCC with 19.8 points per game, first in total field goals with 132, and first in total points with 357
* Sophomore Shaundrea Butler is ranked third in the AMCC with 99 assists on the season

Series History

* Behrend is leading the all-time series 27-22
* La Roche was on a 12 game winning streak dating back to 2012-13 before the Lions pulled out a win in the 2017-18 season
* The Redhawks defeated Behrend earlier this season with a 71-54 victory on November 28