CBU men, women fall to Aca­dia Univer­sity

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS - BY JEREMY FRASER jeremy.fraser@cb­post.com

The Cape Bre­ton Univer­sity Capers bas­ket­ball teams were both handed losses by Aca­dia Univer­sity in At­lantic Univer­sity Sport ac­tion at the Aca­dia Ath­letic Com­plex on Fri­day.

In men’s ac­tion, the Capers (0-15) re­mained win­less on the sea­son with a 101-88 loss to the Ax­e­men (7-7).

Kyle Arse­neault had a game­high 27 points for Aca­dia in the win. Nick De Palma had 23 points, and Erik Nis­sen scored 20 points.

Jack MacAu­lay had a teamhigh 22 points off the bench in the loss for the Capers. Kenny Jean-Louis net­ted 21 points, and Kyle Hank­ins chipped in with 20 points.

In women’s ac­tion, the Capers (12-3) were de­feated 96-75 by the Ax­e­women (6-8).

The loss comes as Saint Mary’s beat St. FX 74-46 on Fri­day, pulling to within two points of the Capers for first place in the league stand­ings.

Paloma An­der­son had a game-high 32 points in the win for Aca­dia. Ha­ley MacDon­ald net­ted 18 points, and Chanel Smith added 16 points.

Ja­lynn Skeir dropped a teamhigh 18 points for Cape Bre­ton Univer­sity in the loss. Natasha Roach scored 15 points, and Ali­son Keough chipped in with 13 points.

The Capers will fin­ish their two-game week­end se­ries with Aca­dia to­day. The women will take the court at 1 p.m., fol­lowed by the men at 3 p.m., with both games be­ing played at the Aca­dia Ath­letic Com­plex.

ERIC CEDERBERG/ACA­DIA UNIVER­SITY

Valentina Pri­mossi, right, of the Cape Bre­ton Univer­sity Capers drives the lane dur­ing At­lantic Univer­sity Sport ac­tion at the Aca­dia Ath­letic Com­plex on Fri­day. The Aca­dia Ax­e­women won the game 96-75.

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