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2012-13 Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball 2012-13

Coach: Terri Van Slyke
717-771-4034 (Office)
785-643-3891 (Cell)
717-771-4038 (Coaches’ office)
Semester: Fall/Spring

Entering the 2012-13 season, the Penn State York Women’s Basketball team returns four players from last year's squad, including Honorable Mention Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) point guard Lauren Riggleman, All-Academic PSUAC guard Courtney Riggs, forward Amanda Ball, and guard Ruta Dandekar.

The team welcomes five new players, including freshman guard Brittany Kint and freshman forward Alison Lane, both from York Suburban High School; transfer guard Megan Hart from Harford Community College; and Penn State York sophomore center Julia Gandara, who competed this year for the Penn State York volleyball team. The spring semester will welcome in former Ashley Wells, a Northeastern High School forward.

Under new head coach, Terri Van Slyke, who serves as an admissions counselor in the Penn State York Admissions Office, and new assistant coach, former Eastern York High School head coach Bob Heiser, the women’s program hopes to rebuild and improve on previous season’s records, play a competitive schedule, and provide a positive experience for the players.

If you are interested in playing women’s basketball you may complete an online student-athlete prospect form.

2012-13 Women's Basketball Roster
MiscJersey #NamePositionHeightClass-Yr.High School
40Amanda BallForward5'9"JuniorMcLean
12Ruta DandekarGuard5'5"SeniorIES's Chandrakant Patkar Vidyalay (India)
10Julia GandaraCenter6'0"SophomoreValley View (California)
13Megan HartGuard5'7"JuniorEdgewood
11Brittany KintGuard5'5"FreshmanYork Suburban
22Alison LaneForward5'9"FreshmanYork Suburban
21Lauren Riggleman Guard5'5"SophomoreSusquehannock
24Courtney RiggsGuard5'8"JuniorDelone Catholic
33Ashley WellsForward6'0"FreshmanNortheastern
PSUAC Website
Wins: 9| Losses: 12| Winning Percentage: .429

2012-13 Women's Basketball Schedule
November 7, 20126:00 p.m.Harford CCHomeL105-49
November 17, 20122:00 p.m.ArcadiaAwayL97-44
November 20, 20126:00 p.m.Harrisburg Area Community CollegeAwayL68-57
November 27, 20127:00 p.m.McDaniel CollegeHomeL81-39
November 28, 20126:00 p.m.Penn State Mont AltoHomeW85-49
November 30, 20125:00 p.m.Penn State FayetteHomeL94-69
December 3, 20127:30 p.m.Messiah College JVHomeL66-32
December 5, 20126:00 p.m.Penn State Worthington ScrantonHomeL85-77
December 11, 20126:00 p.m.Penn State SchuylkillHomeW81-54
January 8, 20136:00 p.m.Messiah College JVHomeL55-39
January 9, 20136:00 p.m.Penn State Mont AltoAwayL72-67
January 11, 20136:00 p.m.Penn State Greater AlleghenyHomeL64-56
January 14, 20136:00 p.m.Penn State BrandywineAwayL70-69
January 17, 20136:00 p.m.Central Penn CollegeHomeW71-63
January 24, 20136:00 p.m.Penn State SchuylkillAwayW62-60
January 26, 20131:00 p.m.Penn State BeaverAwayW85-78
January 30, 20136:00 p.m.Penn State BrandywineHomeW61-55
February 2, 20131:00 p.m.Penn State Wilkes-BarreAwayW74-43
February 5, 20136:00 p.m.Penn CollegeAwayW70-54
February 7, 20136:00 p.m.Penn State HazletonAwayL48-47
February 9, 20131:00 p.m.Penn State Dubois HomeW81-61

Awards will be announced at the awards banquet.

Coach: Terri Van Slyke
717-771-4034 (Office)
785-643-3891 (Cell)
717-771-4038 (Coaches’ office)
Semester: Fall/Spring


  • Kansas Wesleyan University (Salina, Kan.) Graduated 2004, B.A. in Communications
  • Albany R-III High School (Albany, Mo.) Graduated 2000

Coaching History:

  • Assistant Basketball Coach, Penn State York, 2011

Work Experience

  • Admissions Counselor, Penn State York, 2011-Present
  • Assistant Director of Admissions/Admissions Counselor, Kansas Wesleyan University, 2005-11 – including recruiting/counseling basketball prospects

Playing Experience

Three sport athlete in high school – softball, basketball, track - earned Grand River Conference Honorable Mention in basketball, co-captain of third-place Missouri state basketball team and was a four-time Missouri state track qualifier and medalist. Received the National Army Reserve Scholar/Athlete Award and holds school track record in 400-meter relay at Albany R-III High School.

Two-year varsity basketball player at Kansas Wesleyan University (2000-02), earning All-Academic KCAC honors and Lady Coyotes’ Best Role Player award.

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