Seawolves keep the Chargers in check


The UNB Saint John Seawolves played host to the Crandall University Chargers in ACAA women’s basketball, as the Seawolves tune up for the playoffs. UNB Saint John proved to be too much for Crandall, as the Chargers fell 72-52.

UNB Saint John came out strong to start the first quarter. Crandall tried to keep pace with the Seawolves’ offence, but fell behind 23-10 at the end of the quarter. The offence for both sides cooled off during the second quarter, with only the Seawolves putting up double digits and taking a 38-19 lead into halftime.

Not looking to lose any momentum, the Seawolves came out firing again to start the third quarter. The Chargers could do nothing to stop the onslaught and continued to fall behind, 60-27.

Crandall made things interesting for the Seawolves in the fourth quarter by outscoring them. However, UNB Saint John’s lead was too large and the Seawolves hung on to win 72-52.

Top performers for the Seawolves were Rachel Jefferson with 19 points and Emily Dowling with 12 points. Countering for the Chargers were Jordan Cassie and Jillian Smith with 16 points and 15 points respectively.