Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's basketball lost a close
contest, 76-63, to visiting Ohio Christian University in a River
States Conference game Tuesday at Donahue Pavilion.
The Celtics (7-11, 2-4 RSC) were down just two points at the end
of the first quarter. The Trailblazers (13-6, 3-3 RSC) tied the
game three times in the second quarter, but Ashlyn
Jonczak (JR/Natrona Heights, Pa.) sunk a trey at the
buzzer to give Carlow a 34-31 lead into halftime.
The Celtics were down seven at the end of the third, but reined
it in to make the score 65-63 in favor of the Trailblazers with
under four minutes left in the game. The Celtics would not score
another point the remainder of the game, as Ohio Christian slowly
pulled away for the win.
The Celtics committed 24 turnovers and allowed 50 points in the
paint on the evening. Two Ohio Christian players - Staci Pertuset
and Rachel Gillum - scored over half the team's points.
Kamryn Lach (Bethel Park, Pa.) led Carlow
with 20 points and six assists. She had four treys on the night.
Emma Stille (SR/Westerville, Ohio) scored her
eighth double-double of the season with 18 points and 14
The Celtics hit the road to face Indiana University East in a 1
p.m. RSC game Jan. 18. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/WBB_1920.
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