This weekend was full of hockey, volleyball, swimming, and basketball action for the Tigers. Highlights include the Tigers winning the Kemp-Fry Invitational swim meet right here at home, basketball guard Malcolm Christie breaking the record for most points scored in a game by Dalhousie, and the women’s hockey team defeating the Tommies in a shootout! Here’s a summary of everything you might have missed.
The Tigers were shut down 5-1 by the Acadia Axemen on Wednesday. Goalie Nic Chenard stopped 35 shots, and Ryan Smith scored for the Tigers. Friday night’s match against the Huskies was much closer, with the score remaining tied 3-3 at the end of regulation. During overtime, the Huskies struck first taking the win 4-3.
Wednesday night the women fired off 30 shots, resulting in goals from Emmerson Gormley and Olivia Eustace. The Huskies scored three on powerplays, and a fourth to win the game 4-2. Saturday the Tigers brought the heat against the St. Thomas Tommies. The score was an even 3-3 through regulation and overtime, forcing a shootout. Olivia Eustace earned the game-winner for the Tigers, taking home the win and player of the game.
The men faced Laval on Friday, and were bested 3-0. Michael Donovan led the Tiger’s effort with 7 kills and a team-high .227 hitting percentage. Saturday the Tigers got their chance at a re-match, but Laval come out on top 3 sets to 1. The Tiger’s Jacob Oyler led the team with 14 kills, 10 digs, and 17 points.
The Huskies came to the Dalplex Friday night to take on the Tigers. Despite a close first and third set, the Huskies took the game 3-0.
Saturday night, the UNB Reds faced the Tigers at the Dalplex. The Tigers led going into the second half, but fell behind 90-79 in the end. Malcolm Christie scored a Dalhousie record-breaking 51 points, tying fourth place for the most points scored in any AUS men’s basketball game!
The Tigers put up 51 points against the Reds Saturday night, but it wasn’t enough. The Reds came out with a 93-51 win. Kaitlyn Ferrier led the Tigers with 23 points.
The Tigers showed up to the Kemp-Fry Invitational ready to win. The women swept the 800m freestyle, with Reagan Crowell setting a new Dalhousie record and beating her personal best. The Sparkes brothers Logan and Morgan finished first and second during the men’s 1500m freestyle. The men and women both finished in first for the relays.
They continued to impress on Saturday, winning 6 individual races and the women’s relay. The Tigers stayed on top Sunday, starting off with Freddy Chandler-Baas and Isaac Bahler taking first and second in the 200m butterfly. The women swept the 200m IM, and Reagan Crowell set a new Dalhousie record for the 400m free. The Sparkes brothers went first and second again in the 400m. The men won their relay, and both women’s and men’s teams finished by taking the titles.
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