WolfPack Bites – Oct. 21

TRU WolfPack golfer Brent Pound finished tied for 16th at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association golf nationals in Quebec City.

Pound finished the first round with a 1-under 71 and was in sole possession of eighth place after the first day, but fell to fifteenth with a second-round 76. His final round score was 76.

Colton Kalkanis of Georgian College led the tournament from start to finish.

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After zapping the Chargers in an exhibition game on Oct. 18, the WolfPack women’s basketball team was brought back down to earth by the Golden Hawks on Saturday.

Friday’s game saw the women double up on the Camosun College Chargers 72-41. Taiysa Worsfold led the ’Pack with 16 points.

The Wilfred Laurier Golden Hawks proved to be a tougher opponent and topped TRU 72-62.

Sarah Malate led TRU with 17 points, while Taiysa Worsfold had 16. Kassie Colonna and Jorri Duxbury each had 14.

The WolfPack women will next play in their season opener, Nov.1, 6 p.m., Tournament Capital Centre, against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

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Not to be outdone the WolfPack men’s soccer team also clinched first place on Oct. 20, playing to a 0-0 draw against the Langara College Falcons.

The ‘Pack picked up a 4-0 victory against the Quest Kermodes and needed a victory or a draw against Langara in order to prevent the team from being leap-frogged in the standings.

Justin Wallace had two goals on Saturday and Oriol Torres and Corey Wallis each scored. Travis Froehlich was in goal on both Saturday and Sunday and now has four consecutive shutouts.

The men will face the Vancouver Island University Mariners on Saturday in the semifinal of the provincial championship.

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The Selkirk College Saints continued to get the best of the TRU WolfPack men’s hockey team, winning the Oct. 19 weekend’s games by scores of 8-2 and 5-1, respectively.

The teams will face off again on Friday, 8:30 p.m., at Memorial Arena.

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In preparation for their exhibition tournament this weekend, the WolfPack men’s basketball team played to an 85-56 victory over the Vancouver Island Mariners on Saturday.

Ta’Quan Zimmerman led the WolfPack with 20 points.

The men will start their tournament play on Friday, 4 p.m., at the Tournament Capital Centre. They will open their regular season on Nov. 1, 8 p.m., at the Tournament Capital Centre, against the Saskatchewan Huskies.

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Alesha Miller and Connor McKay of the WolfPack cross-country team finished in fourth place in the women’s and men’s divisions, respectively, of the Reino Keski-Salmi Memorial Cross-Country Run in Salmon Arm on the weekend.

Melissa Ryeo (8th), Rolena Debruyn (9), Christa Miller (15), Tiffany Adams (16), Kendra Schmidt (21), Lynsie Schmidt (31), Chantelle Forseille (34), Jacky Hiscoe (43), Alannah Steward (43) and Jennifer Revel (55) also competed for the women.

Ryan Pidhirniak (8), Conlan Sprickerhoff (12), Sunny Dulay (25) and Corey Roberts-Reynolds (26) competed for the men.