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Frazier leads PSU to victory

UNIVERSITY PARK – Coming off a home loss to Rider, the Penn State women’s basketball team bounced back to record a 72-59 win over Fordham in collegiate action at the Bryce Jordan Center.

The Lady Lions (2-1), who led by only four, 16-12, after one quarter, got a big game from Siyeh Frazier, who scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Teammate Lauren Ebo added 11 rebounds in a game the Lady Lions led at halftime, 29-24.

Penn State, which began to pull away in the third quarter with a 24-16 showing, got 14 points off the bench from Anna Camden, who was a perfect 4-for-4 from the 3-point line.

Fordham (0-3), which trailed, 53-40, heading into the final frame, got 19 points from Kendell Heremaia, including a 5-for-11 showing from the 3-point line.

The Lady Lions will host LaSalle on Sunday at 2 p.m.

FORDHAM (59): Heremaia 7-17 0-0 19, Cavanaugh 3-133 2-2 9, DeWolfe 4-14 0-0 9, Karpell 2-3 0-0 5, Tavui 0-1 0-0 0, Downey 5-8 0-0 14, Jonassen 1-5 1-2 3, McLoughlin 0-1 0-0 0, Jillings 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 22-62 3-4 59.

PENN STATE (72): Frazier 8-12 2-2 19, McDaniel 6-10 4-4 18, Ebo 3-8 5-8 11, Marisa 1-5 2-3 4, Smith 0-3 2-4 2, Camden 5-6 0-0 14, Hagans 1-2 0-0 2, Bembry 1-1 0-0 2, James 0-0 0-0 0, Wallace 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 25-47 15-21 72.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Fordham 12 12 16 19 — 59

Penn State 16 13 24 19 — 72

3-point field goals: Fordham 12-27 (Heremaia 5-11, Cavanaugh 1-5, DeWolfe 1-3, Karpell 1-1, Downey 4-6, McLoughlin 0-1). PSU 7-14 (Frazier 1-2, McDaniel 2-4, Marisa 0-3, Camden 4-4, Hagans 0-1). Rebounds: Fordham 30 (Jonassen 8), PSU 34 (Frazier 10). Technicals: None. Attendance: 1,639.

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