WINNIPEG – LU Sports – The Lakehead Thunderwolves women’s basketball team took on the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Friday evening. With a fast start anchored by full-court press, the Wesmen were able to open up a big lead and maintain it throughout, winning 88-63.
Thunderwolves Severely Outplayed – Coach
Coach Jon Kreiner stated after the game, “Tonight we got severely outplayed because we didn’t stick to our game plan defensively and we weren’t ready for a physical game. Loose balls, turnovers and rebounding are the three keys to success and we got dominated in all three areas. On a plus, Katelyn Zen played very well for us tonight. She played hard and competed in every possession she was involved in.”
Winnipeg Got Off to Early Lead
Winnipeg opened the game on a 9-0 run, and never looked back thanks to a fiery start for Kuzbyt and forward Alyssa Grant, who had 15 combined points in the first half to push their team to a 21-point lead at the break. Lakehead did a better job of trading baskets in the second half, but ultimately came up short, committing 27 turnovers in the loss.