Camosun Chargers vs Vancouver Island University Mariners
PISE, November 2, 2013
Charger Basketball teams lose to Island Rival Mariners in PACWEST 2013/14 season openers
The Chargers women’s basketball team opened the 2013-14 PACWEST season with a 57-43 loss to Island rival Vancouver Island University Mariners before a packed house at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence on Saturday night. Fourth year Charger, Elyse Matthews led the team with 11 points. Spectrum grad, Emma Cunningham added nine points, all from the three point line. Jocelyn Jones and Shayna Worthington chipped in 16 points each for the Mariners.
On the men’s side of the evening, defending 2012/13 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) VIU Mariners defeated the Chargers 77-66. Second year Chargers forward James Giuffre was the top scorer for the host team with 18 points while Brandon Jones topped the Mariners with 32 points.
The Chargers basketball teams are back in action next week when they host the Kwantlen University Eagles on Friday November 9th (6 & 8 pm) and the Columbia Bible College Bear Cats on Saturday November 10th (1 & 3 pm). All games will be played at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence located on the Camosun College Interurban Campus.