Women's Basketball

Week: 
6 March 2015 - 23 March 2015

The Kodiaks women’s basketball team had been ranked as high as third in the nation this season and were 22-2 in the ACAC heading into the playoffs in Edmonton. They dispatched the Keyano Huskies and Olds Broncos in their first two games before facing the SAIT Trojans on Saturday when they trounced their rivals 61-40. This is the twelfth time the Lethbridge College Kodiaks have claimed the ACAC Women’s Basketball Championship title.

Kodiaks basketball also received the most awards during the ACAC banquets with four athletes named as First Team All-Conference players including Chris Maughan, Chaz Johnson, Ali Cameron, and Emma Lowry. Travis Butt was named as Second Team All-Conference Player.

Cameron, ranked first in the ACAC South Division averaging 22.42 points per game, was honoured as the 2014-15 Women’s Basketball Player of the Year. She was also named the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) with 13 points, five rebounds, and four steals in the finals.

Lowry was named Tournament All-Star with 16 points, 16 rebounds, and five assists in the final and Sunder West was named the ACAC Rookie of the Year in the South Division.

Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball coach Brad Karren was recognized as the ACAC Coach of the Year in the South Division.

Both Kodiaks basketball teams will play in the 2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Basketball National Championships taking place March 18 to 21. The women, who are seeded third, will head to Nanaimo, B.C., while the men, who are seeded seventh, are off to Hamilton, Ont.