WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Four players were in double figures as the Pennsylvania College of Technology women's basketball team opened its season with a 68-41 win over Pitt-Titusville Monday. Sophomore Dana Reed (Sunbury) notched a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds while both sophomores Jenna Matzinger (Coudersport) and MacKenzie Brown (Lititz) each added 14 points and senior Kierstin Steer (South Williamsport) had 11.
Penn College opened the game on a 13-0 run, four from both Matzinger and Brown. At 4:14, Steer hit a layup to give the team a 28-8 lead, the highest of the half. At the break, Penn College was up 30-12.
In the half, the Wildcats shot 12-48 (.250) from the field to the Pitt-Titusville's 2-36 (.056).
Penn College cruised through the second half never relinquishing the double-figure lead. With just 30 seconds remaining, freshman Danielle Mowery (Shamokin) hit a free throw to give the largest lead of the game at 68-39.
Mowery ended the game with nine.
The Wildcats were strong in the paint totaling 75 rebounds with the Panthers' 46.
Next up, Penn College travels to Arcadia University on Thursday, Nov 15 for a 7 p.m. game.