Seawolves lose a hard fought battle against the Tommies: UNBSJ goes toe to toe with number one ranked St. Thomas

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The host UNBSJ Seawolves faced off against the number one ranked St. Thomas Tommies, and the host team fought hard, but came up short in the end.

The Seawolves came out firing on all cylinders and were rewarded on the scoreboard. At the end of the first quarter, UNBSJ found themselves tied with STU 18-18.

UNBSJ continued to battle in the second quarter, keeping the game close. However, STU’s offense started to wake up late in the second and the Tommies took a 42-25 lead into the halftime break.

The third quarter was another hard fought quarter between the teams, as the Seawolves continued to pressure the visiting Tommies. However, with their offense starting to click, the Tommies increased their lead to 71-40 at the end of the third.

The fourth quarter proved to be much the same as the third. The Seawolves managed to keep the game close, but the Tommies attack proved to be too much as they finished the game up 87-63 to earn the hard fought win.

Ashley Bawn had a big game for the Tommies, scoring a game high 25 points to go along with six rebounds and was named player of the game for STU. Sam Wilson added 12 points and Danielle LeBlanc had 11 points for the winners.

Rachel Jefferson had 19 points for the Seawolves while Laura Simonds added 12 points. Christie Smith led all players with 11 rebounds and was named UNBSJ’s player of the game

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