Photo by Robert Cifone
BECKLEY, W.Va. --- Carlow University
women's basketball stuck around with NAIA No. 25-ranked WVU Tech in
a River States Conference game Tuesday, but ended up on the losing
end of a 60-51 contest.
The Celtics (8-17, 3-9 RSC) trailed
by only four points at the end of the first quarter, but the Golden
Bears (22-6, 14-0 RSC) - who are undefeated in conference action so
far this season - went on a
16-4 run in the second quarter to
take a 10-point lead into halftime.
Carlow out-scored WVU Tech, 16-15,
in the third quarter, and the teams scored 12 points apiece in the
A three-pointer by sophomore
Kamryn Lach (Bethel Park, Pa.) cut the WVU
Tech lead to six points with under two minutes remaining in the
game, but the Celtics could not put together a comeback.
Carlow committed 25 turnovers that
led to 17 points for the Golden Bears. Each team shot under 35
percent from the field, but the Golden Bears out-rebounded Carlow,
The Celtics scored 21 points off the
bench to WVU Tech's 13, and the Golden Bears scored 30 points in
the paint to Carlow's eight.
The Celtics shot 66.7 percent from
the free throw line compared to WVU Tech's 78.6 percent.
Lach led all scorers with 13 points,
including three treys. Emma
Stille (SR/Westerville, Ohio) was 3 for 3 from the
foul line and pulled down 12 rebounds on the night.
Carlow hosts the University of Rio
Grande (Ohio) Saturday, Feb. 15 for a 1 p.m. RSC game.
It is a Black Out game, and fans are
asked to bring a nonperishable food item and/or a blanket as a
donation for the Carlow Closet and the homeless shelter. Black long
sleeve tees will be on sale for $15, with the proceeds benefiting
Alternative Spring Break.
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