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Women's Basketball

Learn more about HACC's women's basketball program.

When does women's basketball start?

  • Open Gyms:
    Starting August 18, Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • Physicals:
    September 29, 4 p.m.
  • Tryouts:
    October 1, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.            
    October 2, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.             
    October 3, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

How was the 2013-2014 season?

EPAC named:

  • Krista Hoffman (#21) and Eliska Vavrova (#33) to the All Conference First Team. 
  • Krista Hoffman as Player of the Year.
  • Michele Kieff as Coach of the year.

 Hawks made the playoffs.

Hawks vs. Montgomery, 2/18

In their last regular season game, the Hawks beat the Mustangs 74-48. Ellie V and Krista Hoffman led the game. The team had 38 rebounds and 16 assists. Krista had 22 points, six steals and six assists. Ellie V had 21 points, five rebounds, four blocks and five assists. 

Hawks vs. Delaware, 2/11

With two games left, the Hawks won against Delaware County. Ellie V scored 24 points, had 11 rebounds, and three blocks to lead the Hawks. Krista Hoffman had 19 points and 12 assists, with only one turnover. 

Hawks vs. Montgomery, 2/8

The Hawks traveled to conference opponent Montgomery. The Hawks came out on top, 81-57. Four Hawks were in double digits: Krista, Ellie V, Valerie and Kayla. The team had 37 rebounds and 20 assists. The Hawks are holding on the second place in the EPAC.

Hawks vs. Lehigh Carbon, 2/1

The Hawks improved to 6-2 in the EPAC with a win over the Cougars. Krista Hoffman led the team with 23 points, six assists and four steals. Kayla Snyder had 22 points, four rebounds and two steals. The Hawks won 76-58. It was a team effort, with the team having 40 rebounds, 17 of which were offensive. A total of 14 assists and 11 steals, with only 10 turnovers, helped the team with the win.

Hawks vs. Bucks CCC, 1/28

The team notched another win with Ellie V going 15 for 22 from the field, 10 for 17 from the free-throw line, 16 rebounds, two steals and one block. Valerie Penaranda had 17 rebounds, and Katrina Gelnett had nine rebounds. Krista Hoffman and Kayla Snyder scored 21 and 14 points respectively. Krista had six assists. The ladies are trying to maintain second place in the EPAC.

Hawks vs. Luzerne, 1/18

The team took the win to keep second place in conference. Kayla Snyder scored 22 points, sinking four three-pointers. Krista Hoffman scored 20 points, had five assists and three steals. Valerie Penaranda had 14 rebounds and two steals for a great defensive game. Ellie Vavrova had 12 rebounds, Katrina Gelnett had seven rebounds and Brittany Myrick had five rebounds for the Hawks in the win.

Hawks vs. Central Penn, 1/14

The Hawks took on Central Penn in a non-conference match up. The game came down to the wire with the Hawks holding off Central Penn in the final minutes. Kayla Snyder, Krista Hoffman and Ellie Vavrova had great offensive games. The whole team played well defensively. The Hawks overcame turnovers and great competition in the first half to get the lead and hold it. 

Hawks vs. Northampton, 1/11

After holiday break, the ladies traveled to Northampton for a conference game. They got their second loss of the season in conference play. Turnovers were costly to the Hawks, but Krista Hoffman was a high scorer with 14 points. Valerie Penaranda had nine rebounds. 

Hawks vs. Lehigh Carbon, 12/7

The Hawks played well both offensively and defensively. Krista Hoffman and Ellie Vavrona were high scorers. Valerie Peneranda had seven rebounds for the Hawks. Vavrona had 12. Hoffman had six steals and three assists. Amber Hollman had two assists and two steals. Kayla Snyder had five assists.

Hawks vs. Central Penn, 12/5

The Hawks took on Central Penn College. Led by Amber Hollman, Krista Hoffman and Ellie Vavrona, the ladies took another win. Vavrona had 22 points and 18 rebounds. Hoffman had 19 points and ten assists. Hollman had 17 points and five rebounds. 

Hawks vs. Bucks CCC, 12/3

The ladies took on conference opponent Bucks CCC and won with a score of 76-58. Kayla Snyder led the team with 23 points, 8 rebounds, two assists and one steal. Hoffman added 20 points, seven assists and six steals.

Hawks vs. Delaware CCC, 11/26

The team was 27 for 78 from the field goals and had 42 rebounds. Krista Hoffman had the team high with 36 points. She was 12 for 16 from the free-throw line. She had eight rebounds, six assists and six steals. Ellie Vavrona had 18 points, nine rebounds, two assists, one steal and four blocks. 

Hawks vs. Northampton, 11/23

The game came down to the last minutes with Northampton taking the win. The Hawks fought hard, but they had some foul trouble down the stretch. Ellie Vavrona had the team high of 16 points, coupled with nine rebounds and two blocks. Krista Hoffman added 15 points with five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Katrina Gelnett had 12 rebounds for the Hawks and played well defensively. 

Hawks vs. PSU-York, 11/21

The Hawks lost a hard-fought game. The team played great defense with 22 defensive rebounds and five steals. They struggled offensively, being 19/61 for field goals and committed 14 turnovers. The ladies struggled from the line and got into foul trouble. They bounced back in the second half, but PSU-York had a deeper bench. The lead was too great. 

Hawks vs. Luzerne, 11/16

The team brought home another win. Everyone contributed to the Hawks win with great defense, recording eight total steals and 28 defensive rebounds. The women were 40% shooting from the field and 40% from three-point range. Kayla Snyder and Krista Hoffman both had two three-pointers. Ellie Vavrova was 11 for 17 with 22 points. The Hawks finished with only seven turnovers. They held the Trailblazers to a total of 46 points.

Hawks vs. Sussex, 11/9

The Hawks started their season with a win against Sussex County Community College. The women started strong, with everyone contributing to the win. Ellie Vavrova had 19 points and 15 rebounds. Krista Hoffman had 20 points and five rebounds. Amber Hollman had eight rebounds, five assists, three steals and 15 points. The women played good defense with a total of six steals. They shut down Sussex, 69-45.

Who is on the team?


2013-2014 Roster





High School

Course of Study


Brittany Myrick



Carlisle High School

Ultrasound Technichian


Kayla Snyder



Millersburg Area HS



Krista Hoffman



Lower Dauphin HS

Dental Hygiene


Valerie Penaranda



Central Dauphin HS



Eliska Vavrova



Avoyelles High School, Louisiana

Hotel/Lodging Management


Katrina Gelnett



East Juniata High School


Who coaches women's basketball?

Head Coach
Michele Kieff
 (717) 780-3249

Assistant Coach
Michael Verotsky

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