Lady Eagles fall in non-conference action to Fairmont St.

FAIRMONT, W.Va. -Lock Haven University women’s basketball team (1-1) fell to Fairmont State (2-0) 92-53 to wrap up the 2016 MEC/PSAC Challenge hosted by Fairmont State University.

The 2016 MEC/PSAC Challenge featured two Mountain East Conference (MEC) teams in Concord and host Fairmont State along with LHU and Clarion from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).

Rookie Maimuna Kenneh (Coatesville, Pa./Collegium Charter) was excellent again for LHU as she posted 15 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, nine of which were offensive. Kenneh also dished out four assists.

Lysa Mealing (Altoona, Pa./Altoona) also helped lead The Haven offensively by scoring 15 points and brought in 10 rebounds.

Ayanda McGill-Jefferson (Lancaster, Pa./J.P. McCaskey) was also a big threat in the paint where she recorded nine rebounds.

The Bald Eagles will host their home opener on Friday, November 19th at 1 p.m. when they take on fellow PSAC foe in Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

LHU/FAIRMONT STATE BOX SCORE:

at Fairmont, W.Va. — Joe Retton Arena

FAIRMONT STATE 92, LOCK HAVEN 53

LOCK HAVEN (1-1)

MEALING, Lysa 4-10 7-12 15; KENNEH, Maimuna 4-12 7-8 15; REILLY, Becca 2-4

1-2 6; SHELTON-BURLEIGH, J. 2-4 2-2 6; McHALE, Madison 2-6 1-2 6;

MCGILL-JEFFERSON, A. 0-2 3-4 3; HENDERSON, Kayla 1-2 0-0 2; JAMES, Emily 0-3

0-0 0; DEVINE, Rileigh 0-0 0-0 0; LIVINGSTON, M. 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 15-48

21-30 53.

FAIRMONT STATE (2-0)

Emily Puskarich 6-7 0-0 17; Makenzie White 5-8 3-5 14; Gabrielle Etter 5-6

1-2 13; Deidra Combs 2-5 8-8 12; Amanda Ruffner 4-9 2-3 10; Kelli Jo

Harrison 2-6 5-8 9; Jazmine Hamlet 2-2 4-4 8; Molly Rinkevich 2-3 2-2 6;

Celeste Etter 1-4 0-0 3; Leia Moore 0-2 0-0 0; Rachel Laskody 0-1 0-0 0;

Kristin White 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-53 25-32 92.

Lock Haven………………..   10   13   12   18  –   53

Fairmont State…………….   30   27   22   13  –   92

3-point goals–Lock Haven 2-10 (REILLY, Becca 1-3; McHALE, Madison 1-4;

JAMES, Emily 0-3), Fairmont State 9-19 (Emily Puskarich 5-6; Gabrielle Etter

2-2; Celeste Etter 1-3; Makenzie White 1-3; Leia Moore 0-2; Kelli Jo

Harrison 0-3). Fouled out–Lock Haven-HENDERSON, Kayla, Fairmont State-Molly

Rinkevich. Rebounds–Lock Haven 36 (MEALING, Lysa 10; KENNEH, Maimuna 10),

Fairmont State 31 (Kelli Jo Harrison 7). Assists–Lock Haven 10 (KENNEH,

Maimuna 4), Fairmont State 19 (Makenzie White 7). Total fouls–Lock Haven

24, Fairmont State 24. Technical fouls–Lock Haven-None, Fairmont

State-None. A-475

MEC/PSAC Challenge – Day 2

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