ERIE, Pa. – The John Carroll women's basketball team defeated Penn State Behrend 74-36 in the final game of the St. Pete Classic hosted by Eckerd College on Thursday morning.
Score: John Carroll 74, Penn State Behrend 36
Records: John Carroll (7-4), Penn State Behrend (3-8)
* All 13 Behrend players who entered the game scored
* The Blue Streaks forced 43 Behrend turnovers resulting in 21 steals
* John Carroll's Nicole Heffington went 7-for-10 for a game-high 17 points
* The Blue Streaks took their first double-digit lead with 1:37 left in the first quarter
* John Carroll went on a 12-0 run in the second quarter while holding the Lions scoreless over a stretch of six minutes to take a 36-17 lead at halftime
* Sophomore guard Kourtney Beamesderfer (Rebersburg, PA/Penns Valley) led Behrend with five points
* The Behrend Lions return to action on Wednesday, January 2 at Medaille. Game time is 6 p.m.