PSU York rolls to blowout victory over Trinity Washington


The Penn State York women's basketball team rolled to an easy, blowout victory over Trinity Washington at home on Monday, Nov. 20, 77-41.

Penn State York's Emily Colon (3) goes for a shot and is fouled by Trinity's Tiana Graves (21). Colon finished the night with a game-high 18 points to lead PSU York to an easy 77-41 victory. Photo by Bil Bowden.

The win for the Local Lions (3-3) was their second in a row after going through a three-game losing streak.

PSU York outscored Trinity Washington in every quarter of the game, including holding the visitors to just 13 combined points in the second and third quarters. 

After taking a nine-point lead after the opening frame, the Local Lions extended their cushion to 17 points by halftime at 40-23. The lead only grew in the third quarter as PSU York outscored Trinity Washington, 19-4, in the third quarter to see its advantage balloon to 32 points going into the final 10 minutes.

The 36-point victory was the team's largest of the season.

Emily Colon scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Local Lions. Catherine Brubaker came off the bench to add 14 points and Janelle Kress dropped 13. Karra Thomason was a force on the glass, coming down with a game-high 14 rebounds.

As a team, PSU York shot 43 percent from the field, but shot 46 percent on 3-pointers. It held Trinity Washington to just 28 percent shooting.

The Local Lions won't be in action again until Friday, Dec. 1 when they travel to face PSU Lehigh Valley at Cedar Crest College.