Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's basketball lost a tough
70-62 battle against crosstown adversary Point Park University
Tuesday at CCAC Allegheny.
The Celtics (8-16, 3-8 RSC) started strong with an 18-12 lead
after the first quarter against the Pioneers (16-9, 6-5 RSC).
An and-one opportunity three minutes into the second quarter
shifted the momentum in Point Park's favor as they went on a 14-4
run to lead 38-32 at halftime.
Point Park extended its lead to as much as 11 points in the
third quarter, with the Celtics down 58-51 at the end of the
Carlow attempted to mount a comeback in the fourth quarter. A
three-pointer by Angelica Orozco (SO/Filmore,
Calif.) cut the Pioneer lead to within four with 7:48 remaining in
The teams traded baskets, but it was Point Park with the final
shot with just over a minute left in the game to hang on for the
The Celtics did not shoot any free throws on the night, and
Point Park shot 76.9 percent from the line. Each team shot around
40 percent from the field, and the Pioneers out-rebounded Carlow,
Emma Stille (SR/Westerville, Ohio) put up her
12th double-double of the season with 14 points and
18 boards on the night. She had three blocks on defense.
Sophomore Kamryn Lach (Bethel Park, Pa.) scored
12 points and dished out two assists, Megan
Ost (SO/Apollo, Pa.) added 10 points off the bench
and Orozco picked up five steals.
The Celtics travel to WVU Tech for a 5:30 p.m. RSC game Tuesday,
Feb. 11. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/WBB_1920.
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