A tough day for the Lakehead Women’s Basketball team

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Lakehead UniversityWINNIPEG, Man. – (With files from Sheldon Appelle) It was a tough day for the Lakehead Women’s Basketball team. Third year guard Sheree Carmona-Galdamez scored a game high 23 points to lead the Manitoba Bisons to a 60-54 victory over the Lakehead Thunderwolves at the BOB FM Shootout Sunday morning at the Duckworth Centre.

Carmona-Galdamez finished the contest shooting 9-of-17 from the field including a pair of three-pointers. She also had eight rebounds, three assists and two steals in 38 minutes of playing time. She was named a Tournament All-Star for her efforts.

Brittany Koop added 10 points for the Bisons. Rebecca Potter led the team with nine rebounds.

Ayse Kalkan led the Thunderwolves with 18 points. Carolyn Fragale was next with 12. Fragale hauled in a game high 10 rebounds, and was also named to the Tournament All-Star Team.

Manitoba led at halftime by a slim margin of 26-24.

Lakehead coach Jon Kreiner said, after the game, “We didn’t come ready to play this morning. We were flat on D and played without purpose in offence. We have a lot to work on over the next two weeks and come ready for our games in Winnipeg for rematches against Winnipeg and Manitoba.”

Lakehead goes home from the three-day event with a record of 0-3.

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