BRADFORD, Pa. - Carly Dalton enjoyed the best night of her college basketball career on Wednesday night.
The Pitt-Bradford sophomore, who had been averaging a modest four points per contest over the first 11 games of the season, came alive against Hilbert, pouring in a career-high 18 points in a 70-56 victory.
The Jamestown High School graduate got started early, combining with teammate Madison Krebs for 15 of the squad's 17 points during a 17-2 run midway through the opening half to push the Panthers to a hefty 35-15 lead at the break.
Dalton knocked down 6 of her 11 shots from the field and made 5 of 9 from the line, helping Pitt-Bradford improve to 6-6 overall and 4-2 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
This latest output was just the latest in a string of solid showings for the former Lady Red Raider.
On Saturday, Dalton netted eight points in leading the Panthers to an 17-point victory, 55-38, over host Franciscan.
Dalton, along with her Pitt-Bradford teammates, will be looking to make it three wins in a row on Saturday when they host Mount Aloysius.
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Look on the latest Fredonia State men's basketball stat sheet, and you'll find Dalton Kashmer's name all over.
Kashmer (South Dayton/Pine Valley) led the Blue Devils with a game-high 20 points - 10 in each half - in a 67-58 victory over Penn State Behrend on Saturday.
The 6-foot-2, 185-pound guard connected on 6 of 7 shots from the field and 8 of 9 from the free throw line while also adding three assists, three steals and three rebounds.
This season, Kashmer is fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists and a steal over Fredonia State's first 10 games.
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Tyler Gajewski (Dunkirk/Dunkirk), a freshman on the Fredonia State men's track and field team, broke a pair of team heptathlon records and finished second amongst collegians at the recent Spartan Early-Bird Indoor Combined Event at Case Western Reserve.
Gajewski tallied 3,892 points, good for second in the 13-member field, and set a new heptathlon record in the shot put (33'6") and the pole vault (12'11").
The pole vault mark was also a SUNYAC qualifier.
Gajewski also placed fourth in the 55-meter high hurdles with a time of 8.86 seconds and seventh in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:14.75.
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Michelle Persons (Sherman/Sherman) scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws in the final moments to clinch the victory, for Houghton College when the Highlanders toppled Wooster College on the second day of the Geneva College Tournament in Beaver Falls, Pa.
Along with her 13 points, the senior dished out four assists and grabbed three rebounds in the victory.
This season, Persons, a 5-foot-6 guard, is averaging eight points, four rebounds and two assists for the 6-3 Highlanders.