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Vulcans Lose in a Close Game to the Fighting Scots

Women’s Basketball Fall to Edinboro
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Nathan Kurtz
Alicia Young vs. Edinboro

Wednesday, Jan. 31st the California Vulcans fell to the Fighting Scots of Edinboro with a final score of 51-57. With the loss, California falls to 4th place in the PSAC West and is now tied with Edinboro, both with a conference record of 9-5. With now the 2nd loss in the week California will look to change their fortunes in upcoming games.

The Vulcans ended the night shooting 17-53 (32.1%) and had a series of droughts along with Edinboro. In the second quarter neither team was able to score for 6 minutes straight. California scored 11 points in that quarter compared to Edinboro’s 5 points, both teams improved their shooting percentages in the 3rd and 4th quarters.

The Fighting Scots ended the night shooting 21-51 (41.2%) from the floor. Dejah Terrell had 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 1 block. Allycia Harris finished with 11 points, 4 rebounds, 1 block, and 1 steal. Edinboro’s leading scorers were Hayley Sims, a top 5 scorer in the PSAC, and Ashten Boggs, who finished with 25 points and 15 points respectively.

A setback for the Vulcans, but they are still in playoff contention. No Playoff spots in the PSAC have been guaranteed, except for the 14th nationally ranked Lock Haven Bald Eagles (19-1, 14-0). Behind them in the East are the West Chester Golden Rams (15-5, 10-4), and the Kutztown Golden Bears (11-9, 9-5). The West has had their standings rattled in the past couple weeks. The nationally ranked number 2 Gannon Knights (22-1, 14-0) are still 1st, next are the IUP Crimson Hawks (15-4, 11-3), and in 3rd are the Mercyhurst Lakers (14-6, 10-4).

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The next 3 games for the California Vulcans are as follows: Saturday, Feb. 3 at Gannon, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at Seton Hill, and Saturday, Feb. 10 at home against Slippery Rock. For all up to date information on standings and broadcasting information, please visit calvulcans.com, or the PSAC Conference page, www.psacsports.org and watch live on CUTVSPORTS1 with CUTV.

Stat Leaders: Scoring… Terrell 288 pts; Rebounds… Terrell 171 reb; Steals… Shaw 48 stl; Assists… Shaw 91

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Braxton Turner, Staff Writer
Braxton Turner is a senior sociology major at PennWest California. He is from the Pittsburgh area, bleeds black & gold. More specifically he's from the small town of Masontown, PA. He has always had an interest in writing articles and is now writing formally. With interests in sports, video games, entertainment, and technology. Jack of all trades, master of none, if you name it, he has probably done it.
Nathan Kurtz, Staff Writer/Photographer
Class 2026 Sports Management Major. Sports photographer and member of CUTV and WCAL

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