The Penn State Greater Allegheny Women's Basketball team defeated Penn State Brandywine on Friday, 58-57. Sophomore Ashlee Wygonik (Port Vue/South Allegheny) made the game-tying and game-winning free throws with nine seconds remaining. On Saturday, the Lady Lions were defeated by Penn State Schuylkill, 63-53. The team is now 10-9 overall and 7-3 in the PSUAC. They will play host to Penn State Beaver at 5 p.m. Saturday Feb. 2.
Wygonik Named Player of the Week
Ashlee Wygonik (Port Vue/South Allegheny) has been named the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association's Women's Basketball Player of the Week. This is the second time Wygonik has received the honor. Wygonik averaged 19.3 points, 10.6 rebounds and four steals. She also recorded two double-doubles during last weeks games.
Men's team falls
The Penn State Greater Allegheny Men's Basketball team lost both its games over the weekend. They were defeated by Penn State Brandywine on Friday night, 79-57. On Saturday, the Lions lost to Penn State Schuylkill, 78-76. First-year student Charles Dawson (Greensburg/Greensburg Salem) was the team's leading scorer with 24 points. The team has now lost 12 games in a row. They are 2-14 overall and 2-7 in the PSUAC. They will travel to play Penn State New Kensington on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.