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Postgame Notes: Maryland (Dec. 31, 2017)

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Dec. 31, 2017

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Penn State Women’s Basketball 
Penn State vs. No. 15 Maryland
December 31, 2017

 

Individual Notes

Jaida Travascio-Green
// Sophomore Jaida Travascio-Green posted her second career 20-point game with a game-high 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range.
// Travascio-Green posted her 12th career game with 3-plus makes from 3-point range and her fifth career game with five-or-more makes from distance.
// The game-high 21 points marked the sixth time in her career and fourth time this season that Travascio-Green led the Lady Lions in scoring.
// Furthermore, the 21-point effort is a Big Ten career-best for the sophomore, besting her 16-point showing vs. Iowa on Jan. 3, 2017.

Amari Carter
// Redshirt-sophomore Amari Carter posted her third-straight game in double-figures – and 12th in 15 games this season – with 15 points.

Teniya Page
// Junior Teniya Page handed out four assists to move up two spots on the career assist charts, passing Dara Taylor (262; 2012-14) and Lisa Shepherd (263; 1997-2000) to move into No. 17 all-time with 265 assists.
// With her start vs. Maryland, Page became just the 30th Lady Lion to start 70 games in a career.

Jaylen Williams
// Junior Jaylen Williams continues to be a force in the middle for Penn State, as she swatted two shots vs. Maryland to mark her 18th career game and eighth of the season with multiple blocked shots.
// With the two rejections, Williams moved into a tie for No. 27 all-time at Penn State with Cheryl Ellison (44; 1980-83) at 44 career swats. She passed Maren Walseth (42; 1997-2000) in the process.

De’Janae Boykin
// Redshirt-sophomore De’Janae Boykin pulled down a team-best nine rebounds and has led the team in rebounding in 10 of her 12 games played.
// Boykin now has at least five rebounds in all 12 appearances this season, including six with nine-or-more boards.
// She added a career-high-tying two blocked shots, accomplishing the feat last at Marshall on Nov. 15, 2017.

 

Team Notes
// Penn State is now 14-13 all-time against Maryland, including an 8-5 mark at home vs. the Terrapins.
// The Lady Lions fall to 16-10 in Big Ten home openers with the loss to Maryland.
// Penn State opened Big Ten play against back-to-back ranked opponents for the first time since 2004-05, when it faced No. 7 Ohio State (W, 69-62) and No. 18 Iowa (W, 77-71).


 

 

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