- BC Games
SFU women sink free throws and Seawolves
Charity begins at home which in basketball can only be good for those on the receiving end.
Simon Fraser University's Erin Chambers was a perfect six for six from the charity stripe, otherwise known as the free throw line, as the Clan defeated the visiting University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves 60-52 at SFU's West Gym on Thursday. Chambers led the Clan with 20 points and four assists while Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe was the top rebounder with 17.
New Westminster's Kia van Laare scored four points, including going two-for-two in free throws, in 13 minutes of playing time.
With the win, SFU improved its Great Northwest Athletic Conference record to 8-2 and are 15-3 overall. The Clan will play host to the Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks on Saturday starting at 5:15 p.m.
Before the women's game Thursday, the fourth-ranked Seattle Pacific University Falcons defeated the Clan 90-56. Aussie Anto Olah and American Elijah Matthews both scored 14 points for SFU (1-9 GNAC, 6-12 overall). The Clan will take on the Montanta State University-Billings Yellowjackets following the women's game Saturday.
Cody Coombes, a graduate of Burnaby North secondary, defeated Casey Quinn of the North Idaho College Cardinals by decision in the 174-pound weight class at a dual wrestling men's meet in Cour d'Alene, Idaho on Thursday.
SFU lost the meet 29-15.