Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's basketball outlasted
Indiana University Kokomo, 66-59, in a River States Conference
matchup Tuesday at Donahue Pavilion.
The Celtics (7-9, 2-2 RSC) snapped a four-game losing streak
with the win, pulling away in the fourth quarter to secure the
The teams ended the first half tied 29-all. The Cougars (9-10,
1-3 RSC) made quick work of Carlow's full-court press, and the
Celtics missed a few easy buckets in the paint that could have put
the game out of reach early.
Carlow came out of the locker room at halftime with a renewed
energy, down only 46-45 at the end of the third quarter.
Kamryn Lach (SO/Bethel Park, Pa.) hit a
trey on a fast break to give the Celtics a seven-point lead with
five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.
With time running out, the Cougars were forced to foul in an
attempt to regain possession, and Carlow converted at the line.
Neither team shot above 40 percent from the field on the night,
but the Celtics shot 57.1 percent from the foul line.
The teams were otherwise evenly matched, with Kokomo pulling
down just one more rebound than the Celtics.
Senior forward Emma Stille (Westerville,
Ohio) put up her sixth double-double of the season to lead Carlow
with 17 points and 16 rebounds.
Keagen Brownlee (SO/Pittsburgh, Pa.) shot 50
percent from the field, including four treys, to add 13 points, and
Angelica Orozco (SO/Filmore, Calif.) added 11
points and five steals. Lach dished out six assists on the night,
and Brownlee added five.
Carlow visits Midway (Ky.) University for a 1 p.m. RSC game Jan.
11. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/WBB_1920.
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