Memorial loses pair to CIS top-ranked Huskies
Saturday: Top ranked Huskies hand Sea-Hawks 81-57 loss
Nov. 9, 2013 (St. John’s, N.L.) The CIS number one ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies spoiled the Memorial Sea-Hawks home opener on Saturday with a 81-57 victory in AUS women’s basketball in St. John’s. The Huskies got off to a hot start and didn’t cool off until the second half.
Rachelle Coward led the Huskies in the win with 23 points while Justine Colley added 20 points and 7 steals. The Huskies finished the first quarter up 26-8.
Sandra Amoah led the Sea-Hawks with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Rookie Sydney Stewart had 6 points and 10 rebounds off the Memorial bench.
After the Huskies dominated the first half Memorial cut into the lead with a better second half, outscoring Saint Mary’s 43-35 in the final two quarters.
Players of the game were Coward for Saint Mary’s and Katherine Vanden Elzen for Memorial.
Sunday: Saint Mary’s defeat Memorial 70-44
Nov. 10, 2013 (St. John’s, N.L.) For the second straight day the Saint Mary’s Huskies used a hot start to propel them to victory as they defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks 70-44 in AUS women’s basketball on Sunday.
The Huskies extended their early lead to 13 by the end of the first quarter.
Justine Colley led the Huskies with 18 points, 9 assists, and 9 rebounds in the win. She was named the player of the game. Laura Langille added 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Huskies.
Chante Clarke, a rookie guard from Toronto, led the Sea-Hawks with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the loss. She was named player of the game for her effort. Sandra Amoah added 7 points and 11 rebounds.
Memorial will head to Cape Breton next weekend for a pair of games against the Capers in Sydney on November 16 and 17.