The Rebels Women’s basketball team looked every bit the defending champ on opening night, defeating the University of Winnipeg Wesmen 57-23 in front of a loud crowd at Notre Dame Campus. The Wesmen are returning to MCAC league play after a year away, and looked rusty at times and the Rebels took full advantage. Rookie guard Zeralynn Panesa had a terrific first game scoring 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assistants and whopping 9 steals. Veteran forward Selamawit Andu lead the team in scoring with 13 points while Susanna Namgung chipped in with 9. Next up for the Rebels is next Saturday, November 1st at home against Providence University College starting at 6:00PM.
The Six-Time defending MCAC Men’s Champions Red River College Rebels looked very sharp in their opening game as well, beating the UofW Wesmen 83-64.Ivan Griffths led all scorers with 21 points while Jonathan Wilner and Taylor Brown each added 11 points. Their next game is at home against Providence next Saturday, November 1 at 8:00PM.