Women's basketball winless at Mickey Place Exhibition Tournament
The women's basketball team came away from the Mickey Place Memorial Tournament at UPEI winless as they lost to Ottawa, UPEI and Guelph over the weekend.
Friday Ottawa 65 Memorial 57 (boxscore)
The Memorial women's basketball started the weekend off with a tough eight-point loss to Ottawa University. They were within points of Ottawa the entire game but could not manage to overtake them at any point.
The game was a physical contest that was decided by how well the team's controlled the basketball. Ottawa had a 59-55 lead with three minutes left but grabbed two straight offensive rebounds to control the clock and possession to break the game open.
The leading scorer for the Sea-Hawks was Ally Forsey with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Saturday UPEI 65 Memorial 62 (boxscore)
Saturday the Sea-Hawks lost to the host UPEI Panthers 65-62.
Memorial started strong ending the first quarter 21-15. PEI cut into the lead and the teams headed into the locker rooms at the half with Memorial up one point.
UPEI came out strong in the second half and overtook the Sea-Hawks with a 22 point third quarter that proved to be the difference. UPEI held on through the fourth, despite a better effort by Memorial, winning by three.
The leading scorer for the Sea-Hawks was Emily Jameson with 23 points. Ally Forsey led Memorial with 10 rebounds. Rebecca Amo-Mensah played very well defensively for the Sea-Hawks.
St. John's native Amy Gough led UPEI with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Gough would later be named to the tournament all-star team.
Memorial shot only 16-26 from the free throw line in the game.
Sunday Guelph 74 Memorial 59 (boxscore)
The Sea-Hawks finished up the tournament on Sunday losing 74-59 to Guelph.
The halftime score was 33-23 Guelph. Memorial had a good third quarter but Guelph ran away with the fourth to take the victory.
Memorial shot only 31% from the field on Sunday while Guelph shot 38%, including 44% from three-point territory.
The leading scorer for the Sea-Hawks was Ally Forsey with 16 points and eight rebounds despite battling foul trouble. Forsey was named to the tournament all-star team.
Kayla Goodhoofd led the Gryphons in the victory with 17 points.
The Sea-Hawks will open their AUS season on November 3rd as they travel for a weekend series against the Saint Mary's Huskies.