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Pilots Flight Report: Women's Basketball (2)

Monday, October 29, 2018

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Pilots Flight Report: Women's Basketball

Improvement over night, Pilots cut their deficit from 45 on Friday night to 17 on Saturday. Katelin Thiessen has a career high of 18 points on Friday while Megan Wiebe followed with a career high of her own on Saturday, with 17 points.)

Game #1
GAME: Providence Pilots (0-3) vs. Presentation College (0-1)
SCORE: Loss 94-49
DATE: October 26, 2018
LOCATION: Aberdeen, SD

Katelin Thiessen 18 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals
Joanne Schwarz 11 points, 4 rebounds

Game #2
GAME: Providence Pilots (0-4) vs. Presentation College (1-1)
SCORE: Loss 77-60
DATE: October 27, 2018
LOCATION: Aberdeen, SD

Megan Wiebe 17 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 block
Hannah Van Schie 12 points, 6 rebounds

This weekend wrapped up our murders row of NAIA non-conference games. As in the previous two weekends, Friday’s game was much of the same. We competed well but ended with a lopsided outcome. My expectation leading up to Saturdays game, was of an improved defensive matchup. I expected both teams to tighten things up leading to much lower scoring on both sides. Fortunately for us, we were able to accomplish both a raised level of offensive production and a much more stingy defense which led us to a 77-60 loss. Through the 6 games we have played thus far, we have been able to improve in different areas in each of them. With one more non-conference weekend in front of us against the NJCAA Rainy River Community College, we expect to enter our conference schedule, battle tested and ready to compete at a new level.

“Each game keeps us growing stronger as a team and building strong chemistry. The first game on Friday was tough for us, but we managed to bounce back on Saturday with a much more competitive outcome. We fought hard throughout the weekend and I’m looking forward to seeing what the future has for our team!” (Megan Wiebe, 1st year guard)

NEXT UP: Providence Pilots (0-5) vs. Rainy River Community College Voyageurs (0-0)
DATE: November 2-3, 2018
LOCATION: Otterburne, MB

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Author - Tory Walker

Tory Walker

Coordinator of Athletics Information

Tory serves as the Coordinator of Athletics Information and the Head Coach for Women's Soccer.