By Lethbridge Herald on November 30, 2019.
A pair of late goals sunk the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns
women’s hockey team.
The Horns were defeated 3-1 by the Manitoba Bisons in Canada West play
Friday night in Winnipeg.
Tied 1-1 late in the third, the Bisons Kate Gregoire scored with 2:52
to go for the game-winner and Mekaela Fisher added the insurance
marker with 16 seconds left as Lethbridge falls to 7-7-0-1.
In the men’s game at Nicholas Sheran Arena, the Horns were also
defeated 3-1 and are 4-10-0-1.
In the women’s game, Alli Borrow opened the scoring for Lethbridge
3:12 into the second period for a 1-0 lead after 40 minutes.
Fisher tied the game 3:36 into the third before Manitoba struck late.
The Bisons outshot the Pronghorns 27-19 with Horns goalie Alicia
Anderson making 24 saves in the loss.
The teams play again today at 1 p.m.
At Nicholas Sheran Arena, a shorthanded goal by Dalton Sward midway
through the third cut the Bisons lead to 3-1, but the hosts were
unable to get any closer.
Former Lethbridge Hurricane Brady Pouteau scored in the first period
for Manitoba. Devon Skoleski and Jeremey Leipsic added power-play
goals in the second and third respectively for the Bisons.
The Bisons outhost the Pronghorns 38-25.
Horns goaltender Taz Burman made 35 saves.
The rematch is today at 1 p.m. at Nicholas Sheran Arena.
In basketball, the Pronghorns women’s team was handed its third
straight loss with a 76-54 setback to the UBC Thunderbirds Friday
night in Vancouver that puts them at 5-4.
Kacie Bosch had 17 points for the Pronghorns and Jessica Haenni added
Bosch and Katie Keith each had eight rebounds.
The Pronghorns shot 35.9 per cent from the field, 22.2 per cent from
the three-point line and 50 per cent on free throws.
The Horns men’s game against the Thunderbirds was in progress at
press time. The men’s team is 3-5 heading into the weekend.
The teams wrap up the season and the first semester today.
The women’s game is at 6 p.m. local time with the men following at 8