Huskies at a Glance: March 17, 2016

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HUSKIES SCOREBOARD:

Men’s Volleyball

CIS quarter-final

[alert type=white ]Varsity Reds 2, Huskies 3 (23–25, 25–20, 19–25, 25–20, 15–10) [/alert]

Jordan Nowakowski: 30 kills, 8 digs

C.J. Gavlas: 50 asts, 11 digs

CIS semi-final

[alert type=white ]Marauders 3, Huskies 0 (32-30, 26-24, 25-17)[/alert]

Jordan Nowakowski: 10 kills

Tyler Epp: 7 kills, 1 blk

CIS bronze medal match

[alert type=white ]Pandas 3, Huskies 0 (25–14, 27–25, 25–23)[/alert]

Colin Fraser: 7 kills, 3 digs

Jordan Nowakowski: 10 kills, 2 digs


Women’s basketball

CanWest semi-final

[alert type=white ]Pandas 68, Huskies 78[/alert]

Sabine Dukate: 29 pts, 6 rebs

Dalyce Emmerson: 9 pts, 10 rebs

CanWest final

[alert type=white ]Cougars 62, Huskies 73[/alert]

Laura Dally: 17 pts, 3 ast

Kelsey Trulsrud: 12 pts, 6 rebs



 

SHEAF STARS OF THE WEEK

SABINE DUKATE (WBB)

Dukate was instrumental in the Huskies coming away victorious on the weekend. In the semi-finals, Dukate had a game-high 29 points and shot 5–7 from beyond the arc. In the final, she chipped in with 18 points and helped the Dogs win the CanWest title. Sabine Dukate is your first star of the week!

JORDAN NOWAKOWSKI (MVB)

While competing at the CIS Championships, Nowakowski hammered down 50 kills in three games and paced the Huskies’ attack. He had 30 kills alone in their quarterfinal matchup and carried the Dogs into the national semi-finals. Jordan Nowakowski is the second star of the week!

KELSEY TRULSRUD (WBB)

In her senior season and playing her final home games as a Huskie, Trulsrud was quietly productive as always and was the Huskies’ defensive catalyst. She amassed 28 points and 13 rebounds to help the Dogs claim the CanWest title. Kelsey Trulsrud is your third star of the week!


FAST FACTS

   The women’s basketball team earned the Canada West title at home on Mar. 12. It was their fourth title overall and their third in the past five years.

   The men’s volleyball team represented the U of S proudly, as they finished in fourth place at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport nationals.

   Laura Dally (WBB) was named MVP of the CanWest conference after her spectacular season, in which she helped guide the Dogs to a conference title. She averaged 17.2 points per game and shot an amazing 43.9 per cent from the field.

   Head coach Lisa Thomaidis (WBB) was named Canada West Coach of the Year for the fifth time in her career. She helped guide the Dogs to an 20–2 record.

   Both the men’s hockey team and women’s basketball team were given the number two  seed at their respective national championships. The men will be in Halifax, N.S., while the women will be in Fredericton, N.B. from Mar. 17–20 to represent the U of S.


THEY SAID IT

“[It’s] unreal. You really can’t describe it. To win it at home — we knew what we could do and what we could accomplish and that’s what we did tonight. We’re so happy, we’re going to celebrate this and then head out to nationals and hopefully bring home another banner.”

— Dalyce Emmerson, fifth-year center, following the women’s basketball team’s CanWest championship win.