PITTSBURGH, PA – La Roche Women's Basketball (9-2, 4-0) defeated AMCC Conference rival Penn State Altoona (4-6, 2-2) 83-60 at the Kerr Fitness Center.
The Lady Lions trailed by as little as one point with only 1:20 left in the first half before La Roche went on a 15-2 run to take control of the game.
Jessica Pitts (Duquesne, PA/West Mifflin HS) registered her sixth double-double of the season (10 points, 17 rebounds) and Chloe' Stewart (Farrell, PA/Farrell HS) finished with a season-high 6 assists.
The Lady Redhawks outscored Penn State Altoona in the paint 46-28 and produced 38 points off of the bench to improve to their best AMCC Conference start in four years.
La Roche Women's Basketball will travel to D'Youville College on Saturday, January 8 at 2:00PM to take on the Spartans.