PITTSBURGH, PA – Jessica Pitts recorded her third double-double (11 points, 13 rebounds) of the season in La Roche women's basketball's (7-2) 50-44 loss to Point Park University (8-4) on Tuesday Night. The Lady Redhawks lost to Point Park 58-51 on November 17 at the Kerr Fitness Center.
La Roche trailed by six points at halftime but started the second half on a 7-1 run to tie it. Pitts led the charge with a layup and two free throws before Casie Cygan drained a three to even the score at 30-30.
The Lady Redhawks and Point Park traded leads six times over the next eleven minutes. The host Pioneers held a three point lead with 17 seconds left but La Roche missed a three-point attempt to tie it. Point Park's April Austin hit three free throws down the stretch to end it.
Pitts recorded 11 points and 13 rebounds and Amanda Garland added 9 points and 4 steals. The Lady Redhawks hit 9 of 11 free throws and outscored Point Park in the paint and off of turnovers.
La Roche women's basketball will return to action on Saturday, December 31 when they host Washington & Jefferson.