Women's Basketball Takes on Medaille for Senior Night

Women's Basketball Takes on Medaille for Senior Night

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team hosts Medaille in their final home game and senior night for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) match up on Wednesday. Game time is 6 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The two seniors will be recognized before the game. The team has qualified for the AMCC tournament for the past three years, with an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) appearance in 2016
* Behrend will have a guaranteed playoff spot with a win over Medaille on Wednesday and Pitt-Bradford on Saturday
* The Lions are coming off a loss to Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday, 72-67
* Behrend was down 40-18 after the first-half
* The Lions got within four points of the Bobcats in the finals minute of play but were unable to erase the deficit
* Kara Haslett (Baden, PA/Ambridge) was the leading scorer for Behrend dropping 20 points which tied her career-high
* Alanna Dibble (Lakewood, NY/Southwestern) finished with 14 points

Medaille News & Notes

* Medaille has a 9-14 overall record with a 7-9 conference record
* The Mavericks and Lions are currently tied for sixth place in the AMCC
* Medaille was on a five game winning streak before losing to La Roche on Saturday, 88-58
* The Mavericks most recently fell to D'Youville on Monday by a score of 84-71
* Ranya Rumph led the team with a double-double off the bench with 16 points and 15 rebounds
* Sophomore Katherine Willett is leading the AMCC in three-point percentage with 36.8%
* Along with Willett, the team is ranked on top with a 30.6% from three

Series History

* Medaille is leading the all-time series 24-14 dating back to the 2000-01 season
* The Lions defeated the Mavericks earlier this season by a score of 63-57
* The teams split the season match ups last year