Huskies beat X-Women in Halifax

Photo courtesy Nick Pearce
Photo courtesy Nick Pearce

(HALIFAX, NS)—The Saint Mary's Huskies defeated the visiting StFX X-Women 68-43 on Wednesday night in AUS women's basketball action from the Homburg Centre.

Guard Jasmine Cain (Halifax, NS) scored 19 points to lead the Huskies and all scorers on the night.

The Huskies outscored the X-Women 12-9 after 10 minutes and used a 22-7 second quarter to take a 34-16 halftime lead.

A 18-13 third quarter score saw SMU lead 52-29 after 30 minutes of play. The Huskies then held a slim 16-14 final frame advantage and took the victory 68-43.

Holly Scott (Antigonish, NS) paced StFX with 10 points while Samantha Minicucci (Mississauga, ON) added eight and Kimberly Kingsbury (Nepean, ON) had six as StFX dropped to 0-11 on the year.

Shanieka Wood (Ajax, ON) chipped in a double-double for SMU with 18 points and 12 rebounds while Kendra MacKinnon (Pictou, NS) had 11 points in 12 minutes off the bench.

StFX visits the 6-5 Cape Breton University Capers on Saturday evening, January 20th.

Saint Mary's improves to 7-4 on the year and they hit the road for two games versus the 6-5 UNB Varsity Reds on January 26th and 27th.


Courtesy Dominic Nolasco, SMU Sports Information