Gryphon hoops women fade in loss to Laurentian

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons squandered an eight-point lead at the beginning of the fourth quarter as they fell 67-59 to the Laurentian Voyageurs in OUA women’s basketball play Sunday at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

The Gryphs led 48-40 entering the fourth quarter, but were outscored 27-11 by Laurentian in that quarter.

Guelph had led 16-15 at the end of the first quarter and Laurentian was up 31-29 at halftime.

The Gryphs shot 27 per cent from the floor, missed all 10 three-pointers they attempted and shot 82 per cent on free throws. Laurentian hit 32 per cent from the floor, 31 per cent from beyond the arc and 88 per cent from the line.

Burke Bechard led the Gryphs with 18 points while Julia Kokonis had 15 and Ivana Vujadinovic added 10.

Mackenzie Robinson collected 19 points for Laurentian and Kayla Deschatelets and Emily Tinnes netted 15 apiece.

The Gryphs fall to 4-4 with the loss while Laurentian improves to 2-4.

The Gryphs get more than a week to prepare for their final league outings of 2018 as they’re to host the Ottawa Gee-Gees (5-1) Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. and the Carleton Ravens (5-1) Dec. 2 at 1 p.m.

 

Voyageurs 67 Gryphons 59
Laurentian     15-16-9-27–67
Guelph         16-13-19-11–59
TEAM STATS
Field-Goal Percentage: Guelph 26.5; Laurentian 31.9
Three-Point Percentage: Guelph 0.0; Laurentian 31.0
Free-Throw Percentage: Guelph 82.1; Laurentian 87.5
Turnovers: Guelph 22; Laurentian 20
Points off Turnovers: Guelph 16; Laurentian 19
Second-Chance Points: Guelph 7; Laurentian 9
Total Rebounds: Guelph 42; Laurentian 36
Offensive Rebounds: Guelph 16; Laurentian 11
Defensive Rebounds: Guelph 26; Laurentian 25
Assists: Guelph 7; Laurentian 13
Blocks: Guelph 4; Laurentian 6
Steals: Guelph 9; Laurentian 7
Fouls: Guelph 17; Laurentian 23
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Points: Guelph — Bechard 18, Kokonis 15, Vujadinovic 10, Pryce 6, Holmes 4, Mombeshora 4, Okeowo 2; Laurentian — Robinson 19, Deschatelets 15, Tinnes 15, Zulich 9, Hutchins 4, Fisher 3, Pomerleau-Fontaine 2.
Rebounds: Guelph — Holmes 10, Bechard 8, Vujadinovic 7, Kokonis 7, Okeowo 6, Mombeshora 3, Pryce 1; Laurentian — Tabin 12, Deschatelets 5, Robinson 5, Tinnes 5, Zulich 4, Fisher 2, Pomerleau-Fontaine 1, Hutchins 1, Reid 1.
Assists: Guelph — Holmes 3, Bechard 2, Pryce 1, Okeowo 1; Laurentian — Tinnes 5, Deschatelets 2, Tabin 2, Robinson 2, Zulich 1, Pomerleau-Fontaine 1.
Steals: Guelph — Bechard 3, Holmes 2, Pryce 1, Vujadinovic 1, Kokonis 1, Mombeshora 1; Laurentian — Deschatelets 2, Robinson 2, Tinnes 2, Pomerleau-Fontaine 1.
Blocks: Guelph — Vujadinovic 1, Holmes 1, Okeowo 1, Kokonis 1; Laurentian — Robinson 2, Zulich 2, Deschatelets 1, Hutchins 1.
Turnovers: Guelph — Bechard 8, Vujadinovic 4, Okeowo 3, Mombeshora 3, Kokonis 2, Pryce 1; Laurentian — Deschatelets 5, Tabin 3, Zulich 3, Tinnes 2, Pomerleau-Fontaine 2, Hutchins 1, La Rosa 1, Reid 1.
Fouls: Guelph — Pryce 4, Kokonis 4, Bechard 3, Vujadinovic 3, Mombeshora 2, Holmes 1; Laurentian — Deschatelets 5, Tabin 4, Robinson 3, Tinnes 3, Fisher 3, Pomerleau-Fontaine 3, Hutchins 2.

 

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