WBB: Wildcats Improve to 2-0 in NEAC Play With Win at Harrisburg.

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Photo Credit: Cottonwood Studios (cottonwoodstudioscny.com)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The SUNY Poly women's basketball team improved their record to 4-7 on Saturday with a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win against the Penn State Harrisburg Nittany Lions 67-55. The Wildcats jumped out to an early nine-point lead in the first and continued to build the lead. The 'Cats led by as many as 26 points late in the third. The win improves the Wildcats record to 2-0 in NEAC play. The Nittany Lions are now 3-8 with a 1-1 NEAC record. 



  • Jaida Washington (Elmira, N.Y.) had a game-high 22 points for the Wildcats. She was just a rebound shy of a double-double. Washington shot 71% from the field and had four blocks. 

  • Molly Burdick (Johnson City, N.Y.) had 13 points, nine rebounds, an assist, a steal, and a block. 

  • Taylor Ann Day (Brooktondale, N.Y.) had 11 points and four rebounds in 19 minutes of play off the bench. She also had a pair of steals. 

  • Kiersten Leos (North Bay, N.Y.) had eight points in the game. 

  • Penn State Harrisburg was led by Anna Mahan who had a team-high 17 points. She also led the Nittany Lions with seven rebounds. 

  • Jayla Galbreath also had a solid game for the Nittany lions. She scored 10 points, had two rebounds, an assist, and a steal. 



The Wildcats will face the Penn State Abington Nittany Lions in game two of their two-game road trip. The game is scheduled for a 2:00 PM start on Sunday, January 12th. 


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