Women’s Basketball Final 8 Presented by COMDA.COM: McMaster, Laval advance to U SPORTS Championship
Women’s Basketball Final 8 Presented by COMDA.COM
Semifinal 1: Marauders advance to U SPORTS Championship
The No. 2 McMaster Marauders are advancing to the U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Championship after defeating the No. 3 Saskatchewan Huskies 73-66 on Saturday afternoon at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
Semifinal 2: Top seeded Laval to play for U SPORTS championship
The No. 1 Laval Rouge et Or will play in the U SPORTS championship game after defeating the No. 4 Ottawa Gee-Gees 60-56 on Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
Quarterfinal 1: No. 2 Marauders advance to semifinal with win over Stingers
TORONTO (U SPORTS) - The No. 2 McMaster Marauders defeated the No. 7 Concordia Stingers 86-68 during the U SPORTS Women’s Basketball quarterfinal on Thursday afternoon at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
McMaster’s Sarah Gates put up a career high of 32 points to help defeat the Stingers.
Quarterfinal 2: No. 3 Huskies outmatch No. 6 Acadia
TORONTO (U SPORTS) - The No. 3 Saskatchewan Huskies outscored the No. 6 Acadia Axewomen 77-69 in the second quarterfinal of the day to advance to the national semifinal.
“We wanted to give Saskatchewan all they could handle,” said Acadia head coach, Len Harvey. “I feel pretty good about that, I think we did, for sure.”
Quarterfinal 3: No. 1 seed Laval flexes muscle in win over Rams
TORONTO (U SPORTS) - The No. 1 Laval Rouge et Or dominated their way to a 73-51 victory over the Ryerson Rams in the third U SPORTS quarterfinal on Thursday evening at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre.
Leading the charge for Laval was U SPORTS Player of the Year Sarah-Jane Marois (Quebec City, Que.) who scored a game-high 17 points in the victory, while Ryerson’s Hayley Robertson (Toronto, Ont.) led the Rams with 15 points in 25 minutes.
Quarterfinal 4: Gee-Gees top Cougars to advance to semifinals
TORONTO (U SPORTS) - A fourth-quarter push by the Regina Cougars was not enough to take down the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the 2019 U SPORTS quarterfinals, as the No. 4 Gee-Gees earned a 65-63 victory over the No. 5 Cougars on Thursday night in Toronto.