No. 4 Women's Basketball Set to Host No. 5 Lake Erie in First Round AMCC Matchup
— The fourth seeded Frostburg State women’s basketball team is set to host No. 5 Lake Erie in the first round of the Alleghney Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament, on Tuesday at 7:00 pm.
The Bobcats enter the game riding a seven-game winning streak and boast a 17-8 overall record and 12-6 in the conference, while the Storm are just 10-14 overall and 10-8 in the league.
FSU earned the No. 4 seed by defeating LEC over the weekend, 78-59. The two teams also squared off January 15, with the Bobcats narrowly defeating Lake Erie 74-71.
In the first matchup, Frostburg State used two baskets with less than one minute remaining to down the Storm and in the second game, the Bobcats blew the game open late in the second half to defeat the Storm by 19 points.
Senior Krystin Hargrove (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) has recently been on a tear, finishing the regular season scoring at least 23 points in the last three games. She has also scored in double-figures in 21-of-25 games this year and averages 16.9 points per game.
Senior Tracie George (Windber, Pa./Windber) leads the team in assists, with 4.9 per game, and is second in scoring, with 10.5. In saturday’s win over Lake Erie, she handed out eight assists
Freshman Brittney James (Baltimore, Md./Milford Mill) was inserted in the lineup late in the year, starting the final eight games. She finished those final games with five double-doubles in points and rebounds.
Lake Erie is led by sophomore Angela Bethel and freshman Jalisa Mitchell. Mitchell averages 17.2 points per game while Bethel ranks second on the team with 13.1 ppg.
Junior Loni Sargent cleans up the glass for the Storm, averaging 9.8 rebounds a game while also chipping in with 9.6 ppg.
In the other first round match, No. 3 Pitt-Greensburg is set to host No. 6 Pitt-Bradford. Medaille and Penn State Behrend were awarded first round byes, garnering the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds ,respectively.
The AMCC championship match will be held be held on the campus of Medaille College, on Saturday, February 24 at 3:00 pm, with the victor receiving an automatic bid the NCAA Division III Tournament.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303