Women's Basketball Takes on Franciscan Saturday

Women's Basketball Takes on Franciscan Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team takes on Franciscan on Saturday at the Junker Center in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matchup. Game time is 2 p.m.

Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are coming off a 70-69 win against La Roche on Thursday
* Behrend held a 14 point lead in the game before the Redhawks fought back to be down only one point in the final seconds
* The Lion's Kourtney Beamesderfer (Rebersburg, PA/Penns Valley) was 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the last 13 seconds of the game to keep the lead for Behrend
* Alanna Dibble (Lakewood, NY/Southwestern) had a career-high 21 points
* The team had a season-high 21 steals while Kara Haslett (Baden PA/Ambridge) chipped in nine
* Caitlin Carnuche (New Castle, PA/Mohawk) and Beamesderfer chipped in 16 and 14 respectively
* The win over La Roche pushed the Lions up into a sixth place tie in the AMCC with five more conference games in the season

Franciscan News & Notes

* Franciscan has a 2-16 overall record with a 2-10 conference record
* The Barons are coming off a 79-47 loss to Mt. Aloysius
* The Mounties outscored Franciscan 41-19 in the first half
* Reagen Stead paced the Barons with 11 points
* Freshman Angela Starre is ranked fifth in the AMCC free-throw percentage and fourth in three-point percentage
* Starre also leads Franciscan's offense with 12.6 points per game

Series History

* Behrend is leading the all-time series 18-3
* The Barons upset the Lions earlier this season by a score of 67-57
* Behrend had a six game winning streak dating back to the 2015-16 season before losing to Franciscan this season