The WolfPack men’s basketball team was involved in a pair of tight games on the weekend, coming out of one with a victory and another with a defeat.
TRU picked up a victory in its first Canada West action since Nov. 30, with a 100-95 overtime victory against the University of Regina Cougars on Jan. 9.
The WolfPack outscored the Cougars 48-40 over the final two frames in order to force overtime and pulled ahead of their hosts with a 19 point extra quarter. Josh Wolfram led the team with 19 points and nine rebounds, while Tallon Milne had 17 points and seven rebounds. Reese Pribilsky had 16 and Will Ondrik and Troy Grant had 15 apiece.
TRU followed up the victory with a 74-70 loss against the Brandon Bobcats.
It was the second game TRU played without Ta’Quan Zimmerman, who missed a week of practice because of a death in the family. Ondrik and Milne both had 12 points. Wolfram again led, this time with 23 points and 11 rebounds.
TRU is in second place in the Canada West’s Pacific Division and will be home to face the third place University of the Fraser Valley Cascades on Jan. 16 and 17.
After suffering through a dismal 99-39 defeat at the hands of the University of Regina Cougars, the WolfPack women’s basketball team rebounded to win 62-59 against the Brandon Bobcats.
Kassie Colonna’s 17 points led the WolfPack and Taiysa Worsfold put up 14 points and 12 rebounds for the double double.
The women will also be home to the UFV Cascades on Jan. 16 and 17.
The WolfPack’s men’s volleyball didn’t show too much rust following the holiday break, playing to a pair of victories against the Brandon Bobcats last week.
On Jan. 9, the WolfPack won out in a 3-2 match with a big performance from hitter Brad Gunter. Gunter had 30 kills in 57 chances, two service aces, 14 digs, one solo block and four block assists.
TRU won its sixth straight the following day on Friday, with a 3-0 defeat of the same Bobcats.
The team is 10-4 and sits tied for second place with the University of Alberta Golden Bears in the Canada West’s standings.
WolfPack women’s volleyball lost their 13th and 14th-straight matches on the weekend, back-to-back 3-0 defeats at the hands of the Brandon University Bobcats.
The WolfPack men’s hockey team defeated the Simon Fraser University Clan by a score of 3-1 on the weekend.
Tyler Berkholtz, Colton Schell and Brodie Gibbon found twine for the WolfPack, which now sits in a three-way tie for first with the Selkirk College Saints and the Clan.