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Lady Pioneers Bounce Back, Pound UPJ

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The Lady Pioneers rebounded from Saturday’s upset loss to pound the University of Pitt-Johnstown, 82-62, tonight in Johnstown, PA.   Donita Adam’s led four starters in double digits with a game 22 points on 7 of 9 shooting from the field. As well as going 6 for 6 at the foul line and pulling down 7 rebounds. Karina Kendrick continue her outstanding play as she collected a double-double for the fifth consecutive game, and 12th season, scoring 15 points and collecting 12 rebounds. 

University of Pitt Johnstown (8-12, 7-6 WVIAC) was led by Sheena Aden’s 21 points and Lindsey Cale came off the bench to contribute 14 points. 
Glenville State blew open a close contest midway through the 1st half with a 15-4 run. The run, capped off by Adams’ three point play, made it 26-14 with 9:54 left to go in the half. UPJ would not get the lead back to single digits the rest of the contest. 
The Pioneers shot 53.6 percent for the 1st half, including 4 of 7 from the 3pt line. Adams led all 1st half scorers with 13 points on 5 for 7 from the field.
The 2nd half would open with the Lady Pioneers going on a 12-3 run over the first five minutes to stretch the lead to 56-34 with 15:11 to play in the contest. UPJ would get no close then 18 before settling on the final.
The Lady Pioneers shot a scorching 53.8 percent from the field and an impressive 21-26 from the foul line.
Mallory Menendez chipped in 10 points, including two 3pt field goals and Kristen Golden added 11 and 4 rebounds.
Glenville State held a plus 12 rebounding advantage in the contest, 43-31.
After going scoreless in Saturdays contest vs. Salem International, the Pioneers bench would contribute 21pts, 8 assists and 12 rebounds. Miranda Reed chipped in six points, five assists and three rebounds in just 18 minutes of play. 
Kim Stephens added nine points, five rebounds and 3 assists with no turnovers in 22 minutes. Suzi Harvey came off the bench to block three UPJ shots.
The Lady Pioneers, who moved into 7th place in the WVIAC with the win, will return to action Thursday as they play host to Bluefield State. Tip Off is at 5:30 pm.

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