PITTSBURGH, PA -- La Roche Women's Basketball (2-0) beat Penn State Beaver (1-1) 68-53 to win the Trader Jack Tip-Off Classic at the Kerr Fitness Center.
Penn State Beaver controlled the boards to take a 30-29 halftime lead but La Roche responded in the final twenty minutes. The Lady Redhawks outrebounded Penn State Beaver in the second half 19-10, including 10 rebounds by freshman forward Jessica Pitts. Senior guard Chantelle Jennings recorded 16 second half points.
Pitts finished with her first career double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds) and Jennings added 26 points. Freshman guard Casie Cygan scored 12 points including 2 three-point field goals.
La Roche Women's Basketball will travel to Pepper Pike, OH on Saturday, November 20 at 2:00PM to take on Ursuline College.