The Slippery Rock University women's basketball team lost their final game of the season to Mercyhurst University, 71-52, finishing with a 2-23 overall record and a 2-20 mark in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

By the Numbers
  • Slippery Rock shot 19-of-50 (.380) from the field and 2-of-17 (.118) from 3-point range.
  • Mercyhurst had a 27-of-57 (.474) field goal percentage and made 5-of-17 (.294) from beyond the arc.
  • Both teams were successful from the free-throw line, each going 12-of-14 (.857).
  • Mercyhurst outrebounded Slippery Rock 33-25.
State of Play
  • Slippery Rock finished the season with a 2-23 record and a 2-20 mark in conference play.
  • Mercyhurst advanced to the PSAC Tournament with an 18-10 overall record and a 14-8 conference record.
  • Kristina Donza led Slippery Rock with a career-high 20 points in the game.
  • Despite a close first half, Mercyhurst pulled away in the second half to secure the win.
What's Next

Slippery Rock, under first-year head coach Ryenn Micaletti, will now have an off-season to regroup before the 2024-25 campaign.

Bottom Line

Slippery Rock's women's basketball team concludes the season with a tough loss to Mercyhurst, ending with a challenging record while Mercyhurst advances to the postseason with a solid performance.