12/14/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/14/2019 18:08
ABINGTON, PA- In their final game in the year 2019, the Penn State Abington women's basketball team fell to Eastern University 80-51. The Nittany Lions drop to 3-5 on the season.
Senior led the way for Abington with 14 points. Despite the lost, Abington put up a season best by collecting 50 rebounds. contributed nine, while , , and each had seven. Both Gaddy & Green earned personal bests by draining nine points in today's performance.
got the game going for Abington with two back to back perfect jumpers to tie the game at four a piece. The Nittany Lions struggled by going four minutes without a basket, forcing them to trail 13-10 at the end of the first quarter.
Eastern dominated in the second quarter with a fifteen-point lead 34-19 at the half. The Eagles kept their foot on the gas scoring a season best of 29 points in the third quarter against the Nittany Lions. This margin put the game out of reach for Abington, and allowed the Eagles to escape with a 80-51 victory.
Up next Abington will enjoy their winter break before returning to action on Monday January 6th when they host Rutgers-Camden at 6:00pm.