(St. John's, NL) After an incredible offensive showing by the Dalhousie Tigers the previous game, Memorial kept a more consistent pace with the opposition. Jason Thompson set the tone early, scoring the first four points for the Sea-Hawks. Against the improved efforts of Memorial, Dalhousie struggled from the field in the first half shooting just over 40%.
Despite the poor shooting, Dalhousie held the lead through the first two quarters, 20-12 after the first, and 45-36 at the half. Success has been found in their excellent rebounding as a team. Keevan Veinot led the Tigers at the half with 11 points and 4 rebounds on 4/8 shooting.
Memorial has once again been buoyed by the efforts of Nathan Barker, providing 11 points on 4/6 shooting. The Sea-Hawks have had success getting to the line and converting, shooting 87% from the line at the half.
The Sea-Hawks once again faced an aggressive offense from the Tigers, starting hot coming out of half time. Sven Stammberger had 14 points alone in the third from 4/9 shooting. Stammberger finished the game with a double-double, 24 points and 10 rebounds on 8/16 shooting; Stammberger also earned Subway Player-of-the-Game commendations.
Nathan Barker continued his contributions in the second half, finishing the game with 19 points. Despite this effort, the Sea-Hawks had struggles converting from the field. Dalhousie led the final two quarters, 75-51 after the third, and 101-66 final score.
Memorial drops to 0-4 this season after an unfortunate weekend; Dalhousie maintains their undefeated record at 4-0 after this weekend. Memorial will look to get on track next weekend when they welcome the StFX X-Men into town.
By: Jacob Riche