2018 WBB: First Round Matchups

2018 WBB: First Round Matchups

Humber Hawks (B1)
vs. MSVU Mystics (B4)

Thursday, March 15
MATCH 1: 1 p.m. AT

The Hawks captured their fourth straight OCAA Championship crown, defeating Fanshawe 69-54 in the final. Led by OCAA Player of the Year Ceejay Nofuente, Humber went a perfect 20-0 to finish atop the OCAA West Division. The Hawks have medaled at the last two CCAA National Championships, including bronze last year. They’ll face the Mystics, who were defeated 77-71 (OT) by Mount Allison in a thrilling ACAA Championship final. MSVU, led by fifth-year forward Kate Gallant, finished atop the ACAA standings with a 17-1 record.

Montmorency (B2)
vs. St. Mary’s Lightning (B3)

Thursday, March 15
MATCH 2: 3 p.m. AT

The Nomades will represent the RSEQ as a Wildcard. Montmorency finished second overall in the RSEQ with a 12-2 regular-season record before falling to Dawson 70-63 in the RSEQ Championship final. The Nomades, CCAA National Champions in 2013, 2014 and 2015, will face St. Mary’s of the ACAC. The Lightning defeated Medicine Hat 77-66 in the ACAC Championship game. St. Mary’s finished fourth in the ACAC South Division with a 13-8 record.

Mount Allison Mounties (A2)
vs. Medicine Hat Rattlers (A3)

Thursday, March 15
MATCH 3: 6 p.m. AT

The host Mounties earned their sport at CCAA Nationals, defeating MSVU 77-71 in overtime at the ACAA Championships. Led by ACAA Player of the Year Kiersten Mangold, Mount Allison finished second in the ACAA standings with a 13-5 record. They’ll face the Rattlers, who will represent the ACAC as a Wildcard. Medicine Hat fell to St. Mary’s in the ACAC Championship final. The Rattlers, led by ACAC Player of the Year Kennedy Werre, placed third in the ACAC South Division with a 14-7 record.

Dawson Blues (A1)
vs. Capilano Blues (A4)

Thursday, March 15
MATCH 4: 8 p.m. AT

After falling in the CCAA National Championship final last March, Dawson is back to avenge the defeat. The RSEQ Blues, who defeated Montmorency in the RSEQ Championship final, had a perfect 14-0 record in Quebec. Dawson is led by RSEQ Player of the Year Roxane Makolo. They’ll face Capilano in the battle of the Blues. Capilano defeated Camosun 75-70 in the PACWEST Championship final. The PACWEST Blues finished in a tie for second with a 13-5 record.