Women’s Basketball News

U SPORTS Player of the Year Jenna Mae Ellsworth’s jump shot with 1:49 remaining proved to be the difference as the UPEI Panthers overcame an 18-point deficit to defeat the Laval Rouge et Or 57-50 in the women’s bronze medal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships on Sunday at the Arena at TD Place.

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Reese Baxendale added 17 points and seven rebounds for UPEI, while Kim Letang had 16 points and three rebounds in a losing cause for Laval.  

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UPEI shot 29.5 per cent from the field and 33.3 per cent from three, compared to Laval’s 24 per cent shooting and 20.6 per cent from beyond the arc.

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With the win, UPEI ends their season with an overall record of 21-4 in regular season, conference playoff and U SPORTS Championship action while Laval complied an overall record of 15-6.


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Nike Top Performers

UPEI: Reese Baxendale
Laval: Kim Letang

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