Pitt-Bradford To Travel To Chatham for Non-Conference Matchup Wednesday

Photo by Erika Helo
Photo by Erika Helo

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford women's basketball team will head to Chatham for a non-conference game Wednesday.

Pitt-Bradford is coming off a thrilling win over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference defending champion and preseason favorite La Roche, 88-60, Saturday.

With a free throw in the fourth quarter, Ali Rinfrette scored her 1,611th career point to become the all-time leading scorer in Pitt-Bradford women's basketball history. 

Rinfrette scored 23 total points to lead the Panthers in the victory while also dishing seven assists, grabbing nine rebounds and swiping three steals.

Jennifer Isenberg collected career-highs in points and rebounds with 20 points and 12 boards for her second double-double of the season. 

The Panthers knocked down eight three-pointers, tying a season high. Shirleah Ragin connected on all three of her attempts from long range.

Shaelyn Snipes matched Rinfrette's seven assists to tie for the game lead.

On the season, the Panthers have one of the most high-powered offenses in the league with 70.0 points per game, tied with Mount Aloysius atop the AMCC. 

Rinfrette leads the Panthers with 20.2 points per game, which is the third-best scoring average in the conference. 

Connecting on 44.4 percent of her shots from the perimeter, Snipes has the third-best three-point shot percentage in the conference. Her eight three-pointers lead the team.

Wednesday's game will begin at 6 p.m., serving as the first game of a doubleheader with the men's game coming after.

About Chatham:

  • The Chatham Cougars women's basketball team welcomes the Panthers with a 2-4 overall record, picking up wins over Franciscan (Nov. 15) and Westminster (Nov. 29).
  • As a team, the Cougars average 58.5 points per game and allow 66.2 points per game to opponents for a -7.7 point differential, despite holding Franciscan to just 23 points in their season-opening victory.
  • The Cougars defend the perimeter, holding opponents to a 26.0 percent from long range. On the offensive side of the ball, Chatham has shot a 23.9 percent on three-point field goals, going 21-88.
  • Katie Sieg is the team's top scorer and rebounder at 14.0 points per game and 5.7 boards per game. Ashley McClain is second at 13.3 points per game and also the top free-throw shooter on the team as she has missed just a pair all season. At 24-26 this season, she has the most makes and best percentage of 92.3 percent on the team.