Panthers Women's Basketball To Travel To Second-Place Hilbert Wednesday

Photo by Wade Aiken
Photo by Wade Aiken

BRADFORD, Pa. -- The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford women's basketball team will look to bounce back at Hilbert Wednesday in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game.

Pitt-Bradford is coming off a tough defeat against Mount Aloysius Saturday, which moved its AMCC record to 4-2.

Heading into the week, Hilbert sits second in the conference with a 5-1 AMCC mark, a game ahead of the third-place Panthers. La Roche is top in the conference at 6-1.

On the season, Pitt-Bradford has four scorers that average double-figure point totals: Shaelyn Snipes (14.9), Shirleah Ragin (12.7), Jennifer Isenberg (11.9) and Latifah Cain (11.1).

Ragin's 17.5 points per game average in conference play ranks fourth in the AMCC.

Isenberg is the third-best rebounder in the conference, pulling in 9.7 boards per game. Her 14 blocked shots against conference opponents rank second in the AMCC.

Pitt-Bradford has fared well on the road in conference play so far this season, coming away with wins in all three of its AMCC contests away from the KOA Arena.

Hilbert owns the top scoring defense in the AMCC and the 86th-best nationally, holding teams to just 56.7 points per game. Conference opponents are averaging 54.8 points per game against the Hawks.

On the boards, the Hawks lead the conference in rebounding margin (+3.3) on the season and +6.8 against conference opponents.

Katelyn Proy is the second-best shot blocker in the country with 43 total blocks (3.31 per game). She's also fifth in the conference in rebounding with 8.9 boards per game.  

Taylor Corts is third in the AMCC averaging 15.6 points per game for the Hawks. 

Wednesday's 6 p.m. contest will be the first of a doubleheader with the men's matchup coming after.