Pitt-Bradford Women Return To Conference Play Hosting Mount Aloysius Saturday

Pitt-Bradford Women Return To Conference Play Hosting Mount Aloysius Saturday

BRADFORD, Pa. -- The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford women's basketball team will return to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action Saturday as Mount Aloysius comes to the KOA Arena.

Pitt-Bradford has won two-straight games and captured victories in five of its last six contests, most recently topping Alfred State Wednesday to improve to 5-5.

In the 82-55 win against Alfred State, five Panthers scored in double figures, highlighted by Jennifer Isenberg and Latifah Cain's game-best 18 points.

Isenberg also collected 10 boards for a double-double.

Shirleah Ragin was close behind with 17 points, Shaelyn Snipes dropped 13 points and Jasmin Miller contributed a career-high 12 points off the bench.

Dominant on the boards, Jenna Hicks collected a game-best 15 rebounds for the Panthers -- six of which coming on the offensive glass to help lead Pitt-Bradford to 25 second-chance points.

Additionally, Pitt-Bradford's 25 total offensive boards are the most the team has collected in a single game this season.

The Pitt-Bradford defense forced 22 Alfred State turnovers while the offense turned it over just eight times -- the fewest by the Panthers in a single game so far this season.

The Panthers also forced a 27.9 shooting percentage (19-68), which is tied for the lowest a team has shot against the Panthers all season and the 19 made field goals are the second-fewest allowed by the Panthers in a single game in 2018-19.

Pitt-Bradford holds a 4-1 record in AMCC play, tied with Hilbert for second in the conference. La Roche holds the AMCC lead at 5-1, and Pitt-Greensburg is close behind Pitt-Bradford and Hilbert at 3-1.

On the season, Snipes leads the team and is fifth in the conference in scoring averaging 15.3 points per game. 

Isenberg is the second-leading rebounder in the conference with 9.8 boards per contest.

As a team, the Panthers rank 38th in the country in blocked shots per game with 4.7. Isenberg leads the team with 1.7 blocks per game while Etreece Adams sends away 1.3 attempts per game.

Mount Aloysius comes to the KOA Arena with a 2-11 overall record with both wins coming in conference play to total a 2-4 AMCC mark. The Mounties have captured wins against Medaille (Dec. 1) and Franciscan (Dec. 5). They have lost all seven of their road contests so far this season. Mount Aloysius is led by Breana Kendrick, whose 15.5 points per game rank fourth in the AMCC.

Saturday's game is set for a 2 p.m. start. It will serve as the first part of a doubleheader with the men's matchup coming after.