University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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at University of Charleston (WV) - 11/19/11

ATH11_152_FratzK_TLady Cats Fall on Road At Charleston
     11/19/11... (Box Score) The University of Charleston (WV) used a 23-9 run to erase a seven-point second half deficit and deal the Lady Cats a 74-62 road WVIAC loss on Saturday.  Kaitlynn Fratz (Accident, MD) poured in a career-high 25 points to pace Pitt-Johnstown, now 0-3 overall and 0-2 in the WVIAC.
     Charleston ran out to an 8-0 lead on Tiffany Scott's short jumper 2:39 into the game, before a Fratz lay-up got Pitt-Johnstown on the scoreboard and ignited an 18-4 Lady Cat run over the next nine minutes.
     Kelsey Sleighter's (Uniontown, Pa.) conventional three-point play tied it at 12 with just under 11 minutes left in the first half, and a Sleighter three-pointer at 8:35 capped the run an put Pitt-Johnstown up 18-12.
     The Lady Cats pushed the lead to 22-15 on Amber Smith's (Morgantown, Pa.) basket with 4:57 left, but Charleston outscored Pitt-Johnstown 8-3 the rest of the way to cut it to 25-23 at the break.
     Four straight free-throws and a three-pointer by Fratz to start the second half extended the Lady Cat lead back to seven at 32-25.
     The Golden Eagles answered with a 23-9 run to regain the lead and build it to 50-41 on Kayla Dozier's bucket in the paint at 10:37.
     Fratz scored again with 7:36 left to get Pitt-Johnstown to within 54-51, but that was as close as it would get, and the Golden Eagles went on to the 12-point victory.
     Fratz led all scorers with 25 points on 7-14 shooting from the field, 4-7 from three-point range and 7-10 from the free-throw line.  Fratz also had five rebounds and three assists, while Smith finished with 15 points and a team-high eight rebounds.  Nicole Carman (Cleveland, OH) and Sleighter each had nine points and five rebounds for the Lady Cats in the loss.
     Pitt-Johnstown shot just 20-66 from the floor and 9-30 from behind the free-throw line.  The Lady Cats were also 13-17 from the free-throw line.  Charleston shot 30-75 from the field, 3-12 from three-point range and 11-17 from the charity stripe.
     Nicole Davis and Scott each scored 13 points to lead five Golden Eagles who scored in double-figures.  Erika Rousculp added 10 points and a game-high 17 rebounds for Charleston, which improved to 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the WVIAC.
     The Lady Cats host a non-conference game against Lake Erie (OH) College on Wednesday at 1 p.m. and a WVIAC doubleheader with the Mountain Cats against West Virginia Wesleyan College on Tuesday, November 29 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Sports Center.