Men and Women’s Basketball Teams Start the Season Strong

The first home game of Wilson College’s women’s basketball team was held on Fri, Nov. 17 in Gannett Memorial Field House against PSU Mont Alto. It was the second game of the season. Their first game against Cairn University was won on Sat, Nov. 14. Much of the audience anticipated it to be a winning streak. However, the team struggled from the beginning of the second game.

Wilson gained seven points in the first half, and the team looked like they were catching up with PSU, but in the second half the difference between the teams scores was bigger than before. The score was 37:46 and Wilson looked like they were going to lose by a large margin.

However, the result was different. Wilson gained 32 points toward the end.

Wilson won 69:63 and the center was Lindsey Pervis ‘19. In this second game, she scored 20 points, 14 of those points in the second half.

Only one minute before the end, the team was losing 62:63. However, Purvis got two points by a good layup and from there, the big counter-attack started. Wilson got nine points in last 60 seconds with only one point for PSU, ending with a triumphant win.

The next game is against Bryn Mawr College at Wilson College on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.


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