Women’s Basketball overpowered by visiting NCAA DII Lock Haven

Karina Graziani -

Keagen Brownlee calls the playPhoto by Robert Cifone


PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's basketball lost a tough contest, 77-31, against visiting NCAA DII Lock Haven University at Donahue Pavilion Sunday.

The Bald Eagles (5-3) jumped out to a 22-5 lead over the Celtics (6-7) in the first quarter.

Carlow got off to a slow start and had a tough time finding the back of the net, shooting just 13.3 percent in the first quarter.

Lock Haven out-scored the Celtics 17-11 in the second quarter to take a 39-16 lead into halftime.

The Bald Eagles held Carlow to just 15 points the entire second half.

The Celtics finished the day shooting 17.9 percent from the field and 64.7 percent from the foul line.

Lock Haven out-rebounded the Celtics, 58-37, and forced 23 turnovers; however, Lock Haven scored just 12 points off turnovers.

The Bald Eagles scored almost three times as many points in the paint as the Celtics (38-14), and Carlow committed 25 fouls on the day. The Celtics did not sink a single three-point basket and no Carlow players scored double-digits.

Carlow travels to NCAA DII Glenville State (W. Va.) College Wednesday, Dec. 18 for a 1 p.m. game. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/WBB_1920.

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