The Huskies men’s basketball team are sporting a 13-3 record after this weekend. In two games on Jan. 21 and 22, the visiting Thompson Rivers University WolfPack were dispatched by the Huskies, who have been unstoppable.
The Huskies scored 44 points in the third quarter to post a 101-76 win in the first of the two bouts. Jamelle Barrett led with 23 points with Rejean Chabot, Nolan Brudehl and Chris Unsworth each contributing15 points for the Huskies. The second game saw the Huskies score 64 points in the first half, then cruise to a 118-78 victory. Chabot and Barrett led the scoring with 26 and 25 points respectively.
U of S is riding a 10-game conference winning streak and 13-game overall streak, the undefeated run in conference play is the longest in Huskies history.
The women’s basketball contigents of both TRU WolfPack and the Huskies also met this past weekend at the PAC.
The WolfPack tried to hold on to a narrow lead, but the Huskies triumphed with a 78-60 comeback victory in the first game. U of S leading scorers Jill Humbert and Kim Tulloch each scored 25 points.
The women’s squad finished the weekend off with a 86-64 win over the WolfPack. Tulloch led the potent Huskies offence with 17 points.
The No. 1 ranked Huskies extended their winning streak to 12 games and maintain a solid 14-2 record.
The Huskies are on the road to face the Trinity Western University Spartans Jan. 28 to 29.
Men’s hockey entertained the visiting Manitoba Bisons. The Bisons took the first game against the Green and White. Five unanswered goals were enough to secure the victory, 5-3. The Huskies took the lead with goals from Kyle Bortis, Steven DaSilva and Brennan Bosch, but it was all Bisons from there.
On Jan. 22 the Huskies were looking to redeem themselves against the visiting Bisons. Andrew Bailey’s hat-trick heralded a 5-2 victory for Saskatchewan. Cody Hobbs gave his team an insurance goal at 10:19 in the third period to eliminate any comeback Manitoba may have had up its sleeves. Bailey scored into an empty net at 18:48 to complete the trick.
The men’s team moved to 11-7 on the season with the weekend split and have a bye the upcoming weekend.
The Huskies women’s hockey team had a bye weekend and will travel to Calgary to play the Dinos on Jan. 28 and 29.
The Huskies track and field team returned from the Golden Bear Open in Edmonton with a total of 15 medals. The Huskies earned six gold medals, four silver medals and five bronze medals.
The Huskies excelled in pole vault and throws, winning nine medals.
Reigning CIS shot put champions Taryn Suttie and Andrew Smith each earned gold medals Saturday with throws of 14.39 metres and 16.79 metres respectively.
Reigning Canada West champion Taylor Petrucha finished with gold in pole vault for clearing 5.05 metres and Teresa Hill took women’s gold for clearing 3.65 metres. Lincoln Crooks took the gold in high jump at 1.90 metres. Nolan Machiskinic earned himself to a gold medal in weight throw with a whopping 14.73 metre hurl.
The Huskies will compete again on home turf on Jan. 28 and 29 at the 42nd Annual Sled Dog Open at the Saskatoon Field House.
Huskies men’s volleyball faced off against the WolfPack on the road. The Huskies fell in three games, 26-24, 25-22 and 25-19.
The second game was also taken by the WolfPack in three, 28-26, 25-16 and 25-22. Matthew Busse had a team-high 12 kills in the first and nine kills in the second game.
The Huskies women’s volleyball team was on the road as well over the weekend, also facing off with the WolfPack. The WolfPack won both games by the same score, 3-1. Saskatchewan was led by Candace Heuser in both games, she amassed 30 kills and 21 digs on the weekend.
The women’s side matches the men’s side with 1-11 records on the season. U of S will meet Trinity Western at home Jan. 28 and 29.