Huskies Drop Varsity Reds

Huskies Drop Varsity Reds

(HALIFAX, NS) The CIS No. 4 Saint Mary's Huskies proved to be too much for the UNB Varsity Reds, Friday night.

SMU improved to 12-1 in AUS play with a 75-48 victory, in Halifax.

The Huskies' Rachelle Coward led all scorers with 24 points and added three assists.

A close opening quarter saw SMU hold an 18-17 lead.

The home side outscored UNB 14-10 in the second frame, and took a 32-27 lead into the half.

Exploding for 32 points in the third quarter, the Huskies took control and a healthy 64-42 lead.

There was considerably less energy in the final quarter. In the end end, SMU won 75-48.

Grace Wade paced the Varsity Reds with 21 points and five rebounds, while Laura Kaye chipped in eight points for UNB.

The Varsity Reds drop to 9-6 and sit two points behind third place Cape Breton, in the AUS standings.

The teams face off again Saturday, in Halifax. Tip off is at 6:00PM.