MSVU Mystifies UNB Saint John

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The Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics were in town on Jan. 11 to pay a visit to the UNB Saint John Seawolves in women’s basketball action. The Seawolves were looking to kick off the New Year with a win. However, it would be the Mystics who came away with the W, easily taking the game by score of 90-54.

The Seawolves jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter, up 14-12 over the Mystics at one point, lead before the Mystics caught fire. MSVU began to dominate play and finished the quarter up 25-14. The points would keep coming for the Mystics, as they increased their lead in the second quarter and took a commanding 53-24 lead into half time.

The third quarter was much of the same, as the Seawolves had no answer for the rolling Mystics. MSVU would cruise through the quarter putting up 15 points and continued their dominant play into the fourth quarter, easily winning by final score of 90-54.

The Mystics were led by Joeressa Beal who scored 18 points, while Jocelyn Moore and Kara Hayes each added 12. Maddy Hiscock had a game high 10 rebounds for the Mystics.

The Seawolves were led by Emily Dowling’s 16 points with Rachel Jefferson contributing 11 points. With the win the Mystics improved their record to 5-4, while the Seawolves drop to 2-6.

Emily is in her fourth year of Political Science. She loves studying and academics which follows into her research work. She's a stern black coffee drinker and is a proud Acadienne. When she's not working or doing school work, you can find Emily listening to 70s music on vinyl and watching Parks and Recreation. If you ask her about parliamentary institutions, she won't stop talking.