Meet The Victorious Gaiters
TheBishop’s Gaiters basketball teams are coming off victories at the UQAM Holiday Tournament. The men’s squad posted a flawless 3-0 tournament record while the women went 1-2 in the exhibition tournament.
The Gaiters men’s team beat a Montreal Alumni team 78-67 on Friday, Dec. 28th, topped Memorial University 52-39 and closed out with a 72-49 victory over the Waterloo Warriors. In the final of the three contests, Bishop’s trailed 24-9 after the first quarter before mounting a comeback thanks in part to stellar defense in the second and fourth quarters. The Gaiters held the Warriors to four points in the second and five points in the final frame.
The women’s team fell to the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees 82-42 to open the tournament on Friday Dec. 28th. They followed up with an 83-64 loss to the Montreal Dynamo on Saturday Dec. 29th but bounced back with a 73-66 victory over the Ryerson University Rams on Sunday Dec. 30th.
Follow all of the Gaiters teams in action at www.gaiters.ca.