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Gee-Gees women's basketball score historic win over NCAA

Thursday August 27, 2009

Gee-Gees women's basketball score historic win over NCAA


Women's basketball (0-0 OUA East, 1-0 overall):

Hosted NCAA Division-I Fairleigh Dickinson (Madison, NJ) for season-opening pre-season exhibition Thursday, August 27 (6:00 p.m.) at Ashbury College


Fairleigh Dickinson     57

uOttawa     66

Allison Forbes, 20 points, 5 rebounds, four assists - uOttawa

Hannah Sunley-Paisley - 18 points, 8 rebounds - uOttawa


Gee-Gees women's basketball recorded its first-ever home win over NCAA Division-I pre-season competition Thursday night at Ashbury College after fifth-year guard Allison Forbes scored 20 points and third-year post Hannah Sunley-Paisley added 18 in a 66-57 win over Division-I Fairleigh Dickinson.

"There is some potential with this group," said Gee-Gees second-year head coach Andy Sparks, the reigning OUA East coach of the year. "It was a solid, positive start."

Twelve players saw the floor for the Gee-Gees in uOttawa's first sanctioned game of the 2009-2010 season, and eight players scored.

The Gee-Gees host NCAA Division-I Vermont at Ashbury College Friday, August 28, 1:00 p.m.

* First visit by an NCAA Division-I women's basketball program to uOttawa.