Purdue Fort Wayne Women’s Basketball Team Falls at Home against Cleveland St.

By Gavin Greer

Purdue Fort Wayne Women’s basketball team extends their losing streak to three games in loss against Cleveland St.

Although PFW were behind all game, they fought back in the fourth quarter to make it close. The Mastodons outscored CSU 25-16 in this quarter.

PFW was led in scoring by Shayla Sellers who scored 21 points. She also picked up four rebounds and one assist.

CSU’s Destiny Leo led all scorers with 31 points. She is currently scoring 18.6 points per game.

CSU dominated in rebounds throughout the game gathering 52 compared to PFW’s 30. They also had the edge with offensive rebounds by bringing down 19 compared to PFW’s 9.

Amele Ngwafang and Brittni Moore had great rebounding games. Ngwafang grabbed 19 boards and Moore collected 13.

PFW’s highest rebounder was Aubrey Stupp who had 7.

Another area where the Mastodons struggled, was their shooting. They shot 36.9% from the field and 18.2% from deep. CSU had better shooting percentages in both areas, shooting 41% from the field and 27.6% from deep.

PFW needs to improve their shooting because this has been a problem in recent games. It is hard to win games when your opponent is shooting far better than you.

CSU moved to 24-3 on the season. They remain in the lead for the Horizon League. Their next game will be at home Thursday against Northern Kentucky.

With the loss, PFW moved to 10-16 on the season. They now sit at 6th in the Horizon League. Their next game looks to be against an easier opponent, as they will play the 5-21 Wright State Raiders. This game will be played Thursday at 5 PM at home.

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