Published Date Written by Adam Clay and Justin Henderson
Penn State Harrisburg held a first half lead over 12th-ranked Christopher Newport – on the road, no less – in a women’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 15.
But the Captains eventually pulled away, winning 72-51 over the Lions in Newport News, Va.
The Lions have had their fair share of tough games this season, but Christopher Newport (20-3, 12-1 in the Capital Athletic Conference) is arguably the best team they have seen all season.
On paper, Penn State Harrisburg (6-17, 1-13) should have been ready to go down early and fight to just keep things close. The young Lion squad refused to let expectations determine this game from the start, however.
Penn State Harrisburg instead started out on a 5-0 run and continued to play tight as a Jasmine Yanich layup with 9:53 to go in the first half put the Blue & White up 14-13. . .
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