Little, True Power Women's Basketball Past Penn State Altoona and Into AMCC Semfinals
FROSTBURG, MD –
Junior Tracey Little (La Vale, Md./Allegany)
scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and sophomore Kelly True (Wardfordsburg, Pa./Southern Fulton)
added 17 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to power No. 3 Frostburg State to an 83-63 win over No. 6 Penn State Altoona in the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament Wednesday night at Bobcat Arena.
With the win, the Bobcats (16-10) advance to Friday’s semifinals to take on No. 2 Pitt-Greensburg at 3 pm.
FSU split its two regular-season games with UPG, claiming an 82-60 win in Frostburg January 14 and dropping an 86-74 decision in Greensburg February 11.
Little scored 14 of her points in the first half, shooting 5-of-11 from the floor and 4-of-4 from the charity stripe.
Little and True combined to score 11 points at FSU jumped out to an early 13-6 lead.
The Bobcats, who held a 37-27 lead at halftime, took control in the second half, with Little scoring FSU’s first seven points after the break.
She then poured in the first eight points of FSU’s 16-2 run midway through the second half that put the Bobcats comfortably in front.
FSU led by as many as 27, 77-50, with 4:37 left.
The Bobcats dominated the boards, out-rebounding the Lions 53-41, and held them to under 40% shooting from the floor. FSU blocked nine shots and caused 19 Lion turnovers.
Freshman Krysten Hargrove was the third Bobcat to reach double-figures, scoring 14 points.
Ashley Steiner scored a team-high 19 points for Altoona, while Tara Stock added nine points and 10 rebounds. Erin Shields scored seven points to go along with four rebounds and six assists.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303