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Women's basketball : At Laurentian on Friday and York on Saturday

Thursday February 4, 2010

Women’s basketball (10-8 OUA, 18-13 overall)

@ Laurentian (11-7, OUA) Friday, February 5, 6:00 p.m. (SSN Canada)

@ York (3-15, OUA) Saturday, February 6, 6:00 p.m.



*The Gee-Gees split their last two regular-season home games last weekend, falling to the Ryerson Rams Friday evening and coming back to defeat the Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday.

*The Gee-Gees are currently tied for fourth spot in the OUA East with Ryerson.

*Laurentian is currently No. 3 and York No. 7 in the OUA East

*The Gee-Gees defeated both the Lions (79-50) and the Voyageurs (73-50) earlier this season.

*This year’s leading scorer Hannah-Sunley Paisley (Toronto, Ont.) continues to lead the CIS for total points with 362. Sunley-Paisley is also currently No. 2 for rebounds per game with 11.0 and tied for the No.3 spot for points per game with 20.1.

*Laurentian’s fifth-year forward Darrah Bumstead (New Hamburg, Ont.) is just above Sunley-Paisley in the CIS rebounds per game standings, taking the No.1 spot with 11.2.

* First-year guard Catherine Cloutier (St-Hubert, Qué.) will not be travelling with the team due to a back injury.

* “We’re very excited to play both games,” said first-year guard Awo Farah (Ottawa, Ont.). “Our tougher game will be Laurentian.”

* “It’s a long trip, but we need these two wins this weekend.”