Women's Basketball Opens Season at Waynesburg Friday

Women's Basketball Opens Season at Waynesburg Friday

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team will open the season on Friday when they travel to Waynesburg for a non-conference game beginning at 6 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes
* Behrend was picked to finish third in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Pre-Season Coaches Poll
* Last season, the Lions finished fifth in the conference and advanced to the AMCC Championship game where they fell to Hilbert
* Head Coach Christine VanHook begins her sixth season with Behrend
* The Lions finished last season with a 12-16 overall record and a 8-10 conference mark
* Behrend has nine returners along with four new faces

Waynesburg News & Notes

* The Yellow Jackets are opening their season against Behrend
* Last year, Waynesburg went 8-18 overall along with a 6-10 record in the President's Athletic Conference (PAC)
* The Yellow Jackets made it to the first round of PAC playoffs, falling to Westminster
* The team consists of one senior, two juniors, two sophomores, and five freshman
* Head Coach Same Jones begins his 11th season with Waynesburg

Series History

* Behrend has a 10-6 lead over the Yellow Jackets
* The teams haven't met since the 2015-16 season when the Lions won 60-50
* Waynesburg's last win was a 63-59 decision in 2011