Basketball – Thunderwolves Women fall to nationally ranked Ravens

Thunderwolves win first game of the OUA regular season

Ottawa, ON – The Lakehead Thunderwolves women’s basketball team dropped their first game of the weekend 65-54 to the Carleton Ravens in Ottawa, ON on Friday night.
The Thunderwolves battled against the 3rd ranked team in U SPORTS and got within three points twice throughout the game. Heading into the fourth quarter the Thunderwolves were only down 46-43.
“Proud of our ladies tonight. They competed with grit and determination through some tough adversity without two of our leaders for a full 40 minutes,” said head coach Jon Kreiner.
“We made mistakes but it’s a game of mistakes and we certainly got better as a team tonight.”
Nikki Ylagan led the Thunderwolves with 13 points, playing 37 total minutes. Kielly McDonough went 4/9 from beyond the arc the finish the game with 12 points. Leading the Thunderwolves defensively was Tianna Warwick-Dawkins with 9 rebounds.
The Raven’s had three players reach double digits in points. Alyssa Cerino finished with 19 points, Marlee Bell finished with 18 and Kali Pocrnic finished with 10.
The Thunderwolves will be back on the court tomorrow to face to Ottawa Gee-Gees at 6:00 p.m.