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Women's Basketball

2013-2014 Season

Congratulations to Krista Hoffman (#21) and Eliska Vavrova (#33) to being named to the EPAC All Conference First Team! 

EPAC Player of the Year - Krista Hoffman

EPAC Coach of the Year - Michele Kieff


Hawks vs Camden, 2/24 6 pm Second Round of Region XIX playoffs


Hawks vs Montgomery, 2/18 6 pm

In their last regular season game, the Hawks beat the Mustangs 74-48.  Led by Ellie V and Krista Hoffman, the team had 38 rebounds and 16 assists.  Krista had 22 points, 6 steals, and 6 assists.  Ellie V had 21 points, 5 rebounds, 4 blocks, and 5 assists.  The ladies are in second place in the conference and will wait for seeding to see who they will play next week in the playoffs.

Congratulations to the Hawks on making the playoffs and a great regular season!

Hawks vs Delaware, 2/11 6 pm

With two games left, the Hawks continued their winning ways against Delaware County.  Ellie V scored 24 points, had 11 rebounds, and 3 blocks to lead the Hawks.  Krista Hoffman had 19 points and 12 assists, with only 1 turnover.  The Hawks have one conference game left in which to solidify their playoff spot.

Hawks @ Montgomery, 2/8 3 pm

The Hawks traveled to conference opponent Montgomery Saturday.  A rescheduled game from the first half, the ladies were happy to play in the Hoops for Hope game with Montgomery.  The Hawks came out on top, 81-57.  Four Hawks were in double digits, Krista, Ellie V, Valerie, and Kayla, and the team had another great game with 37 rebounds and 20 assists.  The Hawks are holding on the second place in the EPAC.

Hawks vs Lehigh Carbon, 2/1 1 pm

The Hawks improved to 6-2 in the EPAC with a win over the Cougars.  Led by Krista Hoffman, 23 points, 6 assists, and 4 steals, and Kayla Snyder, 22 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 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 @ Bucks CCC, 1/28 6 pm

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, 2 steals and 1 block.  Valerie Penaranda had 17 rebounds and Katrina Gelnett had 9 rebounds.  Krista Hoffman and Kayla Snyder scored 21 and 14 points respectively, and Krista had 6 assists.  The ladies are trying to maintain second place in the EPAC, with sights set on playoffs.

Hawks vs Luzerne, 1/18 1 pm

The team came out firing on Saturday vs Luzerne and took the win to keep second place in conference.  Kayla Snyder scored 22 points, sinking four 3 pointers.  Krista Hoffman scored 20 points, had 5 assists and 3 steals.  Valerie Penaranda had 14 rebounds and 2 steals for a great defensive game.  Ellie Vavrova had 12 rebounds, Katrina Gelnett had 7 rebounds and Brittany Myrick had 5 rebounds for the Hawks in the win.

Hawks vs Central Penn, 1/14 6 pm

The Hawks took on Central Penn Tuesday night 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, Kristan Hoffman, and Ellie Vavrova had great offensive games with the whole team playing well defensively.  The Hawks overcame turnovers and great competition in the first half to get the lead and hold it.  They jump back into conference play on Saturday and look to continue holding second place in conference.

Hawks @ Northampton, 1/11 12 pm

After the Christmas break, the ladies traveled to Northampton for a conference game.  They were unable to hang with Northampton and got their second loss of the season in conference play.  Turnovers were costly to the Hawks but  Krista Hoffman was high scorer with 14 points and Valerie Penaranda had 9 rebounds.  The ladies look to bounce back against Central Penn on Tuesday and jump back into conference play on Saturday vs Luzerne.

Hawks @ Lehigh Carbon, 12/7 1 pm

The team traveled to conference opponent Lehigh Carbon on Saturday.  The Hawks played well both offensively and defensively, with Krista Hoffman and Ellie Vavrona being high scorers.  Valerie Peneranda had 7 rebounds for the Hawks and Vavrona had 12.  Hoffman had 6 steals and 3 assists, Amber Hollman had 2 assists and 2 steals, and Kayla Snyder had 5 assists.  The Hawks are now 3-1 in the conference and hold on to second place.

Hawks @ Central Penn, 12/5, 7 pm

The Hawks took on Central Penn College on Thursday.  Lead by Amber Hollman, Krista Hoffman, Ellie Vavrona, the ladies took another win.  Vavrona had 22 points and 18 rebounds, Hoffman had 19 points and 10 assists, and Hollman had 17 points and 5 rebounds. 

Hawks vs Bucks CCC, 12/3, 6 pm

On Tuesday night, the ladies took on conference opponent Bucks CCC and chalked up another win with a score of 76-58.  Kayla Snyder lead the team with 23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal.  Hoffman added 20 points, 7 assists, and 6 steals.  With the win, the ladies are now second in conference with a 2-1 record.

Hawks @ Delaware CCC, 11/26, 6 pm

The Hawks traveled to Delaware CCC on Tuesday night.  The team was 27 for 78 from the field goals and had 42 rebounds.  Krista Hoffman had the team high 36 points and was 12 for 16 from the free throw line.  She had 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 steals.  Ellie Vavrona had 18 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assits, 1 stealk and 4 blocks. 

Hawks vs Northampton, 11/23, 1 pm

The team got back in conference play against Northampton on Saturday.  The game came down to the last minutes with Northampton taking the win.  The Hawks faught hard, but had some foul trouble down the stretch.  Ellie Vavrona had the team high of 16 points, coupled with 9 rebounds and 2 blocks.  Krista Hoffman added 15 points with 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.  Katrina Gelnett had 12 rebounds for the Hawks and played well defensively. 

Hawks @ PSU-York, 11/21 6 pm
The Hawks traveled to PSU-York Tuesday night and lost a hard fought game.  The team played great defense with 22 defensive rebounds and 5 steals but struggled offensively, being 19/61 for field goals and commited 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 and the lead was too great.  The Hawks will be back in conference play on Saturday.
Hawks @ Luzerne, 11/16 1 pm
The team traveled to Luzerne on Saturday for a conference game and brought home another win.  Everyone contributed to the Hawks win with great defense, recording 8 total steals and 28 defensive rebounds.  The women were 40% shooting from the field and 40% from 3 point range.  Kayla Snyder and Krista Hoffman both had 2 3 pointers and Ellie Vavrova was 11 for 17 with 22 points.  The Hawks finished with only 7 turnovers and held the Trailblazers to a total of 46 points.
Hawks vs Sussex, 11/9 1 pm

The Hawks started their season with a win Saturday against Sussex County Community College.  The women started strong, with everyone contributing to the win.  Ellie Vavrova had 19 points and 15 rebounbs and Krista Hoffman had 20 points and 5 rebounds.  Amber Hollman had 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and 15 points.  The women played good defense with a total of six steals and shut down Sussex, 69-45.


Women's Basketball Coaching Staff:

Head Coach: Michele Kieff
(717) 780-3249

Assistant Coach: Michael Verotsky

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


Head Coach: Michele Kieff
Assistant Coach: Michael Verotsky

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