Cascade basketball teams both face Saskatchewan in Canada West quarterfinals

UFV Cascade basketball teams to face Saskatchewan Huskies in Canada West quarterfinals

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s and women’s basketball programs are headed to the 2013 Canada West conference quarterfinal playoffs, in different locations. The women will host the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at the Envision Athletic Centre and the men will travel to Saskatoon to face the Huskies. The playoffs commence this Thurs, February 21, and run through Sunday, February 24. They are both best-of-three series, so the third game is based on the results of the first two days.  The Cascades women’s basketball team won the 2013 Pacific Division regular season championship with a school-record 18-4 mark. They will play their first post-season game on Thursday (Feb 21) while men’s basketball team start on Fri, Feb 22 at Saskatchewan against the 2013 Prairie Division regular-season champion Huskies.

The games will be broadcast live via Canada West.TV Conference web site at www.canadawest.org or at www.ufvcascades.ca

UFV Cascades men’s basketball team

Conference: Canada West — CIS

2012-13 Record:   10-12 Regular Season

Standings:               4th Regular Season (Pacific Division)

CIS Ranking:            N/A

Head Coach:           Adam Friesen (First Year at UFV)
Players to watch:  Kevon Parchment, Kyle Grewal, Sam Freeman

UFV Cascades – 2012-13 Canada West regular season information

Graduating Seniors: James York, Sam Freeman, Kyle Grewal
Canada West Athletes of the Week (1) Kevon Parchment

UFV Athletes of the Week (8) Kevon Parchment (2), Sam Freeman (2), Nate Kendall (2), Kyle Grewal (1), Klaus Figueredo (1)
Conference Record:  10-12
Wins: (2) Mt Royal , (2) UNBC, (1) UBC, (1) Manitoba, (1) Winnipeg, (1) Regina, (1) TWU, (1) Brandon
Head to Head with quarterfinal Opponent: Saskatchewan Huskies (L) 90-82 at EAC
Cascades Statistics Category leaders:
Average:  Sam Freeman 21.6 ppg
Points Scored:  Sam Freeman 431
Rebounds:  (O) Kevon Parchment 53
(D) Kevon Parchment 123

Assists: James York 98
Block Shots: Kevon Parchment 13
Steals: Kevon Parchment 58
Minutes Played:  Kevon Parchment 704

Points For:  1,694/ Points Against: 1,581

UFV Cascades Women’s Basketball Team

Conference: Canada West- CIS

2012-13 Record:   18-4 Regular Season

Standings:               First Regular Season (Pacific Division Champions)

CIS Ranking:           Fourth in CIS Top 10 rankings (Note: first in CIS for January 1-15, 2013)

Head Coach:           Al Tuchscherer (10th Year at UFV)
Players to Watch:   Aieisha Luyken, Nicole Wierks, Sarah Wierks, Kayli Sartori

UFV Cascades – 2012-13 Canada West regular season information
Graduating Seniors- N/A
Canada West Athletes of the Week N/A

UFV Athletes of the Week (6) Nicole Wierks, Sarah Wierks, Kayli Sartori, Aieisha Luyken, Courtney Bartel, Katie Brink
Conference Record:  18-4
Wins: (2) Mt Royal , (2) UNBC, (2) UBC, (2) Victoria, (2) TWU, (2), UBC-O, (1) TRU, (1) Manitoba, (1) Winnipeg,  (1) Brandon, (1) Saskatchewan, (1) Alberta
Head to Head with quarterfinal opponent: Saskatchewan Huskies (W) 71-62 at EAC
Cascades Statistics Category leaders:
Average:  Aieisha Luyken 13.4 ppg

Points Scored:  Aieisha Luyken 294
Rebounds:  (O) Sarah Wierks 93
(D) Sarah Wierks 116

-Assists: Aieisha Luyken 100
-Block Shots: Sarah Wierks 23
-Steals: Aieisha Luyken 52
-Minutes Played: Nicole Wierks 674

-Points For:  1,569/ Points Against: 1,261

 

UFV Cascades Canada West Quarterfinal Schedule
(Best 2 out of 3 series)
Men at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Fri, Feb 22: Cascades @ Sask Huskies, 7 pm
Sat, Feb 23: Cascades @ Sask Huskies, 7 pm
Sun, Feb 24: Cascades @ Sask Huskies, 7 pm*
*If needed

Women at Abbotsford, BC (EAC)

Thurs, Feb 21: Huskies @ Cascades, 7 pm
Fri, Feb 22: Huskies @ Cascades, 7 pm
Sat, Feb 23: Huskies @ Cascades, 7 pm*
*If needed

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