2017 WBB: First Round Matchups

2017 WBB: First Round Matchups

Lethbridge Kodiaks (3) vs.
Douglas Royals (6)

Thursday, March 16
MATCH 1: 1 p.m. MT

Led by ACAC Player of the Year Logan Moncks, the Kodiaks steamrolled through the conference this season, going 21-0 in the regular season to finish atop the ACAC South Division. Lethbridge then dismantled St. Mary’s 85-54 to capture the conference crown. They’ll face Rachel Beauchamp and the PACWEST Champion Royals, who defeated the Capilano Blues 70-63 to claim the conference title. Douglas went 14-4 in the regular season, finishing just four points behind the first-place Blues in the PACWEST.

Nomades de Montmorency (2) vs.
MSVU Mystics (7)

Thursday, March 16
MATCH 2: 3 p.m. MT

Montmorency prevailed over Dawson 63-46 in the RSEQ Championship game after both teams finished atop the conference with identical 14-2 records in the regular season. The Nomades, CCAA Champions in 2013, 2014 and 2015, are led by third-year guard Mael Gilles. They’ll face the Mystics, who were defeated by Holland in the ACAA Championship game, 75-64. MSVU went 15-3 in the regular season to finish second to the Hurricanes in the conference standings 

Humber Hawks (1) vs.
NAIT Ooks (8)

Thursday, March 16
MATCH 3: 6 p.m. MT

The defending CCAA Champion Hawks are the No. 1 seed after earning their third straight conference crown with a 76-40 thumping over Mohawk. The Hawks, led by OCAA Player of the Year Ceejay Nofuente, went undefeated (18-0) to finish first in the OCAA West Division. They’ll face the host Ooks, who earned a bronze medal at the 2016 CCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship. NAIT went 23-1 in the regular season to place first in the ACAC North Division before settling for fifth place at the ACAC Championship

Holland Hurricanes (4) vs.
Dawson Blues (5)

Thursday, March 16
MATCH 4: 8 p.m. MT

The Hurricanes, silver medalists at CCAA Nationals a year ago, captured the ACAA title with a 75-64 victory over MSVU in the conference final. Led by ACAA Player of the Year Jayla Verney, Holland went 17-1 in the regular season to finish atop the conference standings. They’ll face the wildcard entry from the RSEQ, the Blues. Dawson was defeated 63-46 by Montmorency in the conference final. RSEQ Coach of the Year Trevor Williams guided the Blues to a 14-2 record and tie for first-place finish in the conference