Pitt State women drop season opener to UCO, 80-50

Gorillas shot 23.5% from the floor in only regular-season meeting with Bronchos

Pitt State women fall 80-50 in season opener to UCO.

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EDMOND, Okla. — The Pittsburg State University women’s basketball team was outscored 27-10 in the pivotal third quarter as the Gorillas dropped an 80-50 decision to the University of Central Oklahoma Saturday (Nov. 21) at Hamilton Field House.

Kaylee DaMitz scored a team-leading 22 points for the Gorillas (0-1, 0-1 MIAA) in their season debut. Maya Williams added nine points and Tristan Gegg finished with seven points.

Pitt State shot just 23.5 percent from the field in the contest, making 16 of 68 shots from the floor. The Gorillas were just two of 18 from 3-point range.

UCO (2-0, 2-0 MIAA) got a game high 26 points from Kelsey Johnson.

The Gorillas will return to action Tuesday (Nov. 24) when they travel to Wichita, Kan., to take on MIAA rival Newman University.