The Seattle University Women’s Basketball team had three wins and three losses so far this season. On the road last week, the Redhawks played two games in Las Vegas. They beat Southern Methodist University (SMU) Thursday, Nov. 25, 70-66 and lost to the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Friday, Nov. 26, 57-62.
Redshirt Senior Mckenzi Williams led the scoring against SMU with 16 points in 34 minutes of playing time. Williams shot 50% from the field and 33% from three-point range. Junior Georgia Kehoe scored ten points and led the team in blocks with three. Sophomore Peyton Howard grabbed the most rebounds for the Redhawks with seven.
UTEP secured their Friday night win over the Redhawks via free throws in the fourth quarter. The game was back and forth from the get-go with the Redhawks in the lead at halftime with a score of 35-28. The tight game had seven ties and nine lead changes.
Senior Bree Calhoun led the Redhawk’s scoring with 16 points. The Redhawks averaged 46% from the field and UTEP shot 36% from the field. The final quarter saw a 6-0 scoring streak from Seattle U and a 9-0 scoring streak from UTEP.
The Redhawks will next play against Boise State Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The Seattle U Men’s Basketball team secured three home wins. The Redhawks started the week strong winning 77-56 against the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Monday, Nov. 22 at Climate Pledge Arena. Seattle U defeated Pacific Lutheran University 89-40 at the Redhawk Center Tuesday, Nov. 23. To close out the week, the Redhawks beat St. Thomas University 81-64, Saturday, Nov. 27.
Junior Riley Grigsby led the team in scoring with 21 points against the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff’s Golden Lions. The Redhawks shot 47% from the field and 33% on threes. Seattle U played strong defense as they forced the Golden Lions into 14 turnovers and held them to 34% shooting from the field.
Eleven players scored in the game against the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes. In his first start of the season, Junior Rip Economou led the team scoring a career-high 20 points. The Redhawks shot 53% from the field while holding the Lutes to a mere 26% from the field.
The Redhawks ended the week on a high, beating St. Thomas University and continuing their home game-winning streak. Sophomore Darrion Trammell led the scoring with 18 points. Economou continued his scoring momentum, racking up 14 points.
The Redhawks will play McNeese State University at Climate Pledge Arena Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.