Lakehead finishes 1-2 at Redbird Classic

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Lakehead Thunderwolves Fell in Basketball action in Waterloo to Wilfred Laurier
Lakehead Thunderwolves Basketball action

Lakehead Thunderwolves Fell in Basketball action in Waterloo to Wilfred Laurier
Lakehead Thunderwolves Basketball action
MONTREAL – SPORTS – The Lakehead University women’s basketball team were defeated, 82-64 by the Regina Cougars on Sunday morning in action in Montreal.

Lakehead was able to keep pace with the Canada West powerhouse for the first half, matching them in the first quarter (21-21) and trailing by 3 at the half, 35-32.

The third quarter was dominated by the Cougars, who outscored Lakehead 23-11 to expand their lead to 15 points.

Both defenses loosened up in the final frame, Regina putting up 24 points to LU’s 21.

Player of the game for Lakehead was Corina Bruni with 9 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds. Top scorer Lakehead was Jylisa Williams with 21 points, while Katie Ulakovic went 3-of-8 from beyond the arc for 9 points.

Regina’s Caitlyn Zacharias scored 20 points with 6 assists and 5 rebounds.

Game Notes

Regina held a 52-32 rebounding advantage on the glass…The Cougars committed 24 turnovers, to Lakehead’s 14…Jylisa Williams was named to the tournament all-star team…Regina shot 62% from the field in the second half…Lakehead went to the free throw line only twice (2-2).

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Hugh Mullally is the Sports Information Director at Lakehead University. Hugh shares, "In the field of athletics, I aspire to continue developing my public profile as a source for sports information with my current employer, with a little bit of entertainment mixed in with my live game commentary and my weekly radio show that features athletes and coaches from Lakehead University".