Moving up - WBB climbs to number two in latest CCAA rankings
Feb. 8, 2017 – The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team has climbed up one spot in the latest CCAA rankings after another impressive weekend, taking hold of the number two position in the nation.
The jump comes on the heels of a convincing weekend sweep of Olds College, preserving the Kodiaks undefeated 15-0 mark. The Kodiaks rode a 29-point performance from Logan Moncks to a 93-56 victory on Friday, and followed that up with a 92-50 victory on Saturday.
The Kodiaks balanced offensive attack has overwhelmed opponents this season, achieving an impressive +517 point differential through 15 games. The offence has been led by Moncks, a second-year forward who is averaging 22.7 points per game, ranking her second in points per game in the ACAC. Teammate Sunder West is close behind, averaging an impressive 16.7 points per game, good for fifth in the ACAC, while Emma Lowry has led the team on the glass, averaging 10 rebounds per game.
The Kodiaks men’s basketball team also maintained a spot in the latest CCAA rankings, holding down the 14th position in the nation. The Kodiaks actually dropped one spot despite a weekend sweep of the Olds Broncos, which saw them win by scores of 84-74 on Friday and 90-75 on Saturday.
Both women’s and men’s teams are preparing for a critical home-and-home series with the Medicine Hat Rattlers this weekend. Lethbridge will play host to its Highway 3 rivals on Friday night at the Val Matteotti Gym as part of the “Make some noise for mental health” promotional weekend, before heading to Medicine Hat on Saturday. Tip-off for Friday night’s games is 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, youth and alumni, $3 for college employees and free for Lethbridge College students.