Lady Lions roll past Drexel

From Mirror reports

UNIVERSITY PARK — Behind 13 blocked shots and four double-digit scorers, the Penn State women’s basketball team earned its second straight victory of the season-opening weekend when it took an 84-70 win over Drexel at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday.

The Lady Lions are now 2-0, marking the ninth time in coach Coquese Washington’s tenure she has begun a season with two straight wins.

Sophomore Jaida Travascio-Green led all scorers with a career-high 31 points, including a career-best seven 3-pointers. Travascio-Green is the 17th Lady Lion to reach the 30-point mark in a game, with her 31 tallies marking the 69th 30-point game in program history.

Sophomore De’Janae Boykin recorded her first career double-double in the second quarter and ended the game with 14 points and 19 rebounds. Boykin’s 19 rebounds tie for 11th all-time in PSU history.

Junior Jaylen Williams added a career-high 17 points toward the team’s efforts, and sophomore Siyeh Frazier had double digits for the third time in her career and second this season, netting 10 points to round out the Lady Lion double-digit scorers.

DREXEL (0-1): Greenberg 4-12 1-2 11, Maesschalck 4-10 0-0 12, Woods 4-8 0-0 8, Brown 4-10 5-6 16, Ferariu 3-7 0-2 6, Leonard 2-8 1-1 5, Metzel 1-8 2-2 4, Kracikova 1-3 0-0 2, Bacon 0-2 0-0 0, Marecic 2-6 0-0 6, Totals 25-74 9-13 70.

PENN ST. (2-0): Boykin 5-12 4-6 14, Williams 6-11 5-9 17, Carter 1-6 1-4 4, Frazier 3-8 4-4 10, Travascio-Green 10-19 4-4 31, Breen 0-2 0-0 0, Smith 0-0 1-2 1, McDaniel 2-6 2-4 7, Totals 27-64 21-33 84.

Drexel 12 19 16 23–70

Penn St. 25 18 21 20–84

3-Point Goals–Drexel 11-29 (Greenberg 2-5, Maesschalck 4-9, Brown 3-6, Ferariu 0-3, Marecic 2-6), Penn St. 9-22 (Carter 1-3, Travascio-Green 7-16, McDaniel 1-3). Assists–Drexel 17 (Brown 6), Penn St. 21 (Carter 9). Fouled Out–Drexel Woods, Rebounds–Drexel 39 (Greenberg 6), Penn St. 52 (Boykin 19). Total Fouls–Drexel 27, Penn St. 16. A–2,504.

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