UAA sports briefs: Feb. 4-6, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

UAA – 59, Concordia – 32

Megan Mullings’ 19 points and 12 rebounds propelled the Lady Seawolves to a 59-32 beat down over Concordia. The Seawolves went on an 18-0 run starting in the second quarter, holding Concordia scoreless for over nine minutes. Senior Jenna Buchanan nailed three 3-pointers, while Concordia guard Lexi Campbell led her team with nine points.

UAA – 108, Western Washington – 105

The Seawolves came out on top in double-overtime after squandering a 17 point lead with only 6:25 remaining in regulation. Suki Wiggs totaled 33 points, 10 boards, and four assists, while already breaking the UAA single-season record for most free throws made with 176. Western Washington guard Kyle Impero had a game-high 37 points (12-21 FG) and came in clutch for the Vikings when they needed him the most. Senior Brian McGill had 31 points, going 15 for 15 from the charity stripe.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

UAA – 77, Western Oregon – 42

The UAA women won their 14th straight in a 77-42 win over Western Oregon. Jessica Madison led all scorers with 15 points, while also posting six rebounds and five assists. Christina Davis shared the ball, finishing with seven assists along with five points. The Seawolves have beaten Western Oregon 25 straight times, extending their record for longest winning streak against any opponent.

UAA – 86, Simon Fraser – 66

Brian McGill continued his hot streak by notching a career high 34-point performance in an 86-66 victory over Simon Fraser. Suki Wiggs added 24 points for the Seawolves, while Christian Leckband had a career high 11 rebounds with eight points. Simon Fraser big man Gibran Sewani led the team with 16 points, and guard Oshea Gairey had 12 points of his own.

Brigham Young – 195.575, UAA gymnastics – 191.100

Brigham Young’s Mackenzie Douglas scored 9.800 or higher on all three of her events and the Cougars beat the Seawolves last weekend before a sold-out crowd. BYU took the lead early with a 48.925 output in the uneven bars. UAA’s M’rcy Matsunami delivered a nearly flawless all-around performance, finishing with 38.975 points, which included the second-highest bars score (9.800) of the meet. The Seawolves saved their best for last — the floor exercise. Simone Penker and Kallie Randolph led the Seawolves on the square mat, scoring 9.800 and 9.775 respectively.

UAA hockey – 4, Northern Michigan – 5

The Wildcat’s scored three unanswered goals in the second period Saturday night to sweep their weekend series with the Seawolves. NMU was 3-3 in WCHA play in January before earning two home wins to start their February slate. Brock Maschmeyer erased a 1-1 tie in the first period with a power play goal. UAA coach Matt Thomas temporarily pulled goaltender Olivier Mantha after his sophomore gave up another goal 19 seconds into the second period. Jared D’Amico was not able to provide the lift his team needed, and Mantha returned for the third period. Seawolf forwards Dylan Hubbs, Blake Tatchell and Brad Duwe all produced goals.

Written by Nolin Ainsworth