Wesmen Complete Weekend Sweep With 66-51 Victory Over UNBC

WINNIPEG - The University of Winnipeg Women's Basketball team improved to 2-0 early on in regular season play after posting a 66-51 victory over the UNBC Timberwolves Saturday night at the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium in Winnipeg.

Winnipeg recorded a 58-52 victory over the Timberwolves (0-2) in Friday night's opener.

Fourth year guard Antoinette Miller led the Wesmen with 21 points, including three-of-four from three point land, eight rebounds and six assists. Fifth year guards Megan Noonan and Kerri Kuzbyt added 12 and 10 points respectively.

The Timberwolves were led by Maria Mongomo's 15 points. Vasiliki Louka was next with 12, Eleni Steriopoulou finished with 11.

Winnipeg's strong defensive was evident in the opening half, holding the Timberwolves to a paltry 20 points on 25% shooting from the field.

The Wesmen went on an 8-2 run to carry an 18-9 lead after the opening quarter. Another Winnipeg run, this time 7-2 at the beginning of the second quarter carried the Wesmen to a 34-20 lead at the halftime break.

Winnipeg led by Miller's 13 second half points, outscored UNBC 32-31 in the final 20 minutes to make the final tally 66-51.

The Wesmen had the rebounding edge in the contest by a margin of 37-32. Winnipeg drained eight-three pointers compared to two for the Timberwolves.

Winnipeg will be on the road next week in Saskatchewan to take on the Huskies. UNBC will be at home against the Alberta Pandas.