PITTSBURGH, PA -- La Roche women's basketball cruised to a 101-62 victory over Penn State Beaver in their season opener.
The Lady Redhawks jumped out to a 48-28 lead at the half thanks to 15 first half points from Casie Cygan and 12 from LaShauna Brothers. Cygan tacked on 18 points in the second half and La Roche cruised to the season opening win.
Cygan led the Lady Redhawks with 33 points and went 8 for 9 from the charity stripe. Mackenzie O'Donnell and Sabrina McLin both had terrific collegiate debuts. O'Donnell finished with 17 points while McLin netted 14 points and went 7 for 13 from the field. LaShauna Brothers registered 12 points and 9 assists in the win.
The Lady Redhawks forced 47 Penn State Beaver turnovers and registered 23 team steals. They also went 13 for 17 at the free throw line.