McDonald sets new career record in win over Reds

McDonald sets new career record in win over Reds

Acadia Axewomen guard Haley McDonald finished the game with three three-point baskets, putting her at 159 three-point shots made, moving her into fourth place in AUS women's basketball history.

Earning their fifth-straight win, the Axewomen played to an 82-59 win over the UNB Reds Friday night. McDonald hit her first attempted three of the evening, moving her into first place on the all-time three-pointers made list in Axewomen history. With her 157th made three-point shot she passes Acadia alumna Emma Duinker's 156. McDonald was presented with the game ball and named the Subway Player of the Game. She had a game-high 19 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists. UNB's Katie Daley went 4-6 from the field and 4-5 from the line for 13 points as well as six rebounds in the loss.

The Axewomen then topped the Reds 67-51 Saturday night in Wolfville. Rachel Clouatre-Trudeau led all players with 16 points, adding four rebounds and four assists in Acadia's victory. She made seven of her 15 field goal attempts as well as going one for three from the distant arc. Clouatre-Trudeau was named the Subway Player of the Game. Mikaela Dodig finished with a team-high 13 points for the Reds. 

The UPEI Panthers earned back-to-back wins over the StFX X-Women this weekend, allowing them to win their sixth straight victory. They now sit in third in the standings with an 11-2 record on the season. The Panthers hosted the X-Women Friday night, playing to a 69-54 win. Jenna Mae Ellsworth led the Panthers with a game-high 22 points, adding five rebounds, three blocks and one steal. Kimberly Kingsbury led the way for the visitors, finishing with 17 points, adding two assists, two steals and one rebound. 

UPEI then played to a 61-39 win over the X-Women Saturday night. Ellsworth led the Panthers once again with 21 points, adding eight rebounds, three assists and two steals. Marley Bonnick also posted 21 points for StFX, adding nine rebounds and two steals in the loss. 

The Saint Mary's Huskies earned a sweep this week, earning back-to-back wins over the Dalhousie Tigers. The Huskies topped the Tigers 92-69 Wednesday night, with Kendra MacKinnon leading Saint Mary's with a game-high 25 points, six rebounds and six assists. She earned Subway Player of the Game honours. Ariel Provo and Hannah Chadwick led the Tigers with 12 points each in the loss. 

The Huskies then played to a 69-59 win Saturday night at the anuual Shoot for the Cure game. Subway player of the game went to the Huskies' Alaina McMillan. She finished the game with 18 points and five assists. Dalhousie was led by Chelsea Slawter-Wright and Chloe Wilson, who both finished with 15 points on the night. 

The Memorial Sea-Hawks hosted the Cape Breton Capers in St. John's this weekend, where the two teams split their games. The Capers came out on top Saturday night, defeating the Sea-Hawks 68-65. For the Capers, Monique Calliste had a game-high 20 points and earned Subway Player of the Game commendations. Hallie Nickerson finished the night with a double-double for Memorial, posting 17 points and 10 rebounds.

The Sea-Hawks bounced back Sunday afternoon, earning a 74-58 win. Nickerson led the Sea-Hawks, posting a game-high 32 points, while Cape Breton were led by Maia Watling and Hailey MacLeod who both posted 12 points in the loss.

 

Scores:

Wednesday, Jan. 22
Dalhousie 69 at Saint Mary's 92

Friday, Jan. 24
UNB 59 at Acadia 82
StFX 54 at UPEI 69

Saturday, Jan. 25
Cape Breton 68 at Memorial 65
Saint Mary's 69 at Dalhousie 59
StFX 39 at UPEI 61
UNB 51 at Acadia 67

Sunday, Jan. 26
Cape Breton 58 at Memorial 74

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