ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women's basketball team defeated Penn State Behrend 79-63 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Saturday afternoon.
Score: Penn State Altoona 79, Penn State Behrend 63
Records: Penn State Altoona (10-8, 8-4 AMCC), Penn State Behrend (6-13, 4-8 AMCC)
* Four players for the Behrend scored in double digits
* Altoona forced six turnovers in the first quarter, gaining an 11 point lead by the end of the period
* The Altoona Lion's largest lead was 26 points, while the Behrend Lions never had the lead during the game
* The game's leading scorer was Finnley Christine who had 23 points while Alexis Cannistraci put up 22 for Altoona
* Kara Haslett (Baden PA/Ambridge), Ashley Seamon (West Allegheny, PA/West Allegheny), and Kortney Beamesderfer (Rebersburg, PA/Penns Valley) were the leading scorers for Behrend with 12 points each
* The Behrend Lions return to action on Wednesday against La Roche at the Junker Center. Game time is 6 p.m.