Meet The Victorious Gaiters

Stanstead Journal - - LENOXVILLE NEWS - Sher­brooke, Len­noxville

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.

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