Spartan Women Roll Past Pitt-Greensburg in CVC Semifinals

Spartan Women Roll Past Pitt-Greensburg in CVC Semifinals

YORK, PA – The York College women's basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Tenth Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic as they downed Pitt-Greensburg 94-55 on Friday night in York. The Spartans will place Eastern in the championship game as they downed Arcadia 74-69 in the tournament's other semifinal contest.

 

RECORDS

Pitt-Greensburg: 1-1

York (Pa.): 2-0

 

TEAM STATS

FG Shooting (%): York 39-for-72 (54.2%), UPG: 16-for-48 (33.3%)

Three Point Shooting (%): York 7-for-16 (43.8%), UPG 4-for-17 (23.5%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): York 9-for-14 (64.3%), UPG 19-for-28 (67.9%)

Rebounding: York 35, UPG 36

Assists: York 27, UPG 7

Turnovers: York 13, UPG 30

Blocked Shots: York 5, UPG 1

Steals: York 20, UPG 4

 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

• The Spartans got off to a great start in the first quarter. With the game tied at 11, the Spartans went on a 10-0 run to take a 21-11 lead with 2:27 left in the quarter. The Spartans would take a 27-16 lead after the first ten minutes of play. The 27 points would be York's highest scoring quarter of the young season.

• York continued to build on their lead in the second quarter. The Spartans pushed the lead to 35-16 on a Debria Hendricks lay up with 6:47 left in the half. The Bobcats trimmed York's lead to 13 on a Lyndy Baer three pointer but the Spartans outscored Pitt-Greensburg 14-3 over the final five minutes of the half to take a 49-25 lead to the break.

• York came out of the half and continued to build on the lead. The Spartans went on a 9-0 run, pushing their advantage to 36 points with 3:34 left in the third. York settled for a 73-41 lead heading to the final quarter of play.

• York used a 15-2 run in the fourth quarter to push their lead to a game-high 44 points at 91-47. York would eventually settle for the 39-point victory.

 

SPARTAN LEADERS

Sam Hruz: 15 points, 9 assists, 5 rebounds, 7 steals, 1 blocked shot

Beth Wiseley: 14 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 blocked shots, 1 steal

Morgan Kuehne: 12 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist

Logynn Fuller: 11 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal

 

BOBCAT LEADERS

Kelsey Oddis: 14 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Lyndy Baer: 12 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal

Jenna Cole: 10 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot

 

GAME NOTES

The Spartans are now 1-0 against Pitt-Greensburg as tonight's game was the first meeting between the two programs … the Spartans advance to the CVC Championship game for the ninth time in ten tournaments … York has won the tournament championship six times (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) … The Spartans' 20 steals are tied for the second-highest total of all-time … the Spartans had a school-record 24 steals in the January 28, 2009 win over Hood … York had 20 steals one other time in school history as they reached that mark in a November 20, 2001 win against Villa Julie (now Stevenson) … the Spartans' 27 assists tied for the tenth best single game total in school history … The Spartans had a number of career high set during the win … sophomore Logynn Fuller had a monster fourth quarter for the Green and White as she tallied 11 points in a mere seven minutes of play … Fuller was 4-for-5 from the floor including 2-for-3 from three and 1-for-1 from the line … Fuller's previous career high was five in the December 5, 2015 win at Southern Virginia … Senior Sam Hruz set a new career-high with seven steals, breaking her previous career-high of six (vs. Wesley on 11/30/14) … Hruz had another blocked shot as she now has 182 for her career, two away from tying former Spartan great Kristen Haley's career record of 184 … sophomore Debria Hendricks had a career-high eight points as she was 3-for-5 from the floor including 1-for-1 from three and 1-for-2 from the line … the three pointer was Hendrick's first career triple … sophomore Beth Wiseley had a big night with a career-high 14 points, a career-high eight rebounds, and a career-high six assists …. Wiseley was 6-for-9 from the floor including 2-for-3 from three.

 

UP NEXT

The Spartans will face off against Eastern University in the championship game of the 10th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. The championship contest will tip off at 3:00 pm. The consolation game featuring Arcadia and Pitt-Greensburg will tip off at 1:00 pm.

Beth Wiseley photo courtesy of Ben Sentz - Student Photographer

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