Wesmen Beat Pronghorns 69-38, Improve Record To 5-0

Wesmen Beat Pronghorns 69-38, Improve Record To 5-0

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen showed their offensive explosiveness in the second quarter to propel them to a convincing 69-38 victory over the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns Friday evening at the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium in Winnipeg.

Winnipeg with the win improves their regular season record to 5-0. The Pronghorns with the loss falls to 2-3.

The hometown Wesmen opened up a 16-6 lead after the first quarter and than Winnipeg took control. The Wesmen exploded for 27 points in the second quarter and held the Pronghorns to 15 to take a 43-21 lead into the halftime break.

Winnipeg never trailed in the third quarter and a three pointer by Kerri Kuzbyt extended the Wesmen to over 20 points at 52-28. The score after three quarters was 56-31 with Winnipeg in full control.

Antoinette Miller led the Wesmen with 18 points. Megan Noonan added 13. Kerri Kuzbyt finished with eight points and four assists. Faith Hezekiah led the team with a game high 11 rebounds.

Lethbridge was led by Teesha Olson's 16 points, including three-three pointers. Jessica Bachynski pulled down 11 rebounds.

The two teams will wrap up their weekend series on Saturday. Tip off is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.