PITTSBURGH, PA – Casie Cygan matched a career-high with 28 points and Jessica Pitts and LaShauna Brothers each recorded double-doubles as the Lady Redhawks (3-1) cruised to an 88-55 win over Chatham University (0-4) on Monday night.
La Roche used a 14-0 run early in the second half to break open a close game. Pitts led the charge with 13 second half points and the Lady Redhawks held Chatham to just 30% from the field in the closing frame.
Cygan went 4 for 6 from behind the arc and 4 for 4 from the free throw line to register a game-high 28 points. Pitts recorded her third double-double in four games with 19 points and 11 rebounds and Brothers contributed 13 points and 11 rebounds for her first career double-double. Amanda Garland finished with 13 points and 9 rebounds and Leslie McPherson added 6 assists in the win.
La Roche outscored Chatham by 22 points in the paint and dominated the offensive glass with 14 more rebounds. The Lady Redhawks also forced 31 turnovers while giving the ball up just 13 times.
La Roche will return home on Thursday, November 29 against Carlow University. Tip-off is set for 7:00PM.