23, 2000, Gazette)
change for Sea-Hawks
womens basketball team fought hard, but in the end dropped
both its games at the CIAU championships at the University of
Alberta campus in Edmonton last weekend.
opening round action on March 9, Memorial was defeated by the
number one seed from the University of Victoria 71-59. The Sea-Hawks
were led by player of the game Ann Murrins 28 point, eight
rebound effort. AUAA playoff MVP Erica Coultas netted 13 points
and five boards, Amy OReilly had nine points and eight
assists while Erika Stokes added 10 points.
team lost 75-64 to the Laurentian Lady Vees March 11.
the AUAA mens basketball championship in Halifax, Memorial
could not shake the Metro Centre curse as it lost another first
round match-up at the AUAA playoffs. Acadias 43-33 halftime
lead proved to be the margin of victory as they eliminated the
Sea-Hawks 90-80. Jermaine Bruce scored 23 points and dished out
eight assists for MUN and Matthew Chapman pulled down 23 rebounds
to go with his 12 points and four blocked shots.
the 1999-2000 AUAA mens basketball awards during the tournament
weekend, Jeff Saxby was honoured as the AUAA Rookie of the Year
and Matthew Chapman was named an AUAA first team all-star.
Bruce played his final season as a Sea-Hawk this year and was
recognized for his efforts as an AUAA second team all-star. The
Ontario native finished third in league scoring with an average
of 19.1 points and was seventh in free throw percentage at 76.7
students tops again
results are in! A team of MBA students from Memorial has tied
a team from Université Laval for first place at the National
Advanced Technology Management Competition held at the University
of Ottawa from March 8-9.
win marks our third consecutive first-place win for the competition,
said Dr. Alex Faseruk, coach for the Memorial teams. By
far, this is the best final round of case competitions that I
have seen in my 19 years of coaching experience. Our students
continually strive to exceed the requirements for these competitions
both academically and personally.
this years preliminary round, Memorials Faculty of
Business Administration qualified two teams for the top three
positions of the final round. For the final round of the competition,
teams were required to prepare a written case for submission
and two oral presentations.
winning Memorial team includes Peter Fitzgerald, Denise Gibbons,
Stephen Hiscock, and Barbara Strickland with Ken Sooley as alternate.
second entry in the competition were runners up. Members of the
team include Nadia Ducey, Shelley King, Kerri-Lynn Parsons, Chad
Saunders and Surita Maddox as alternate.
Memorial teams were coached by Dr. Faseruk and Peggy Coady.
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conference this weekend
Kenneth Kao, Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratories, is co-organizer
of the Y2K Northeast Meeting of the Society for Developmental
Biology, being held March 24-26. He is co-organizing the meeting
with Dr. Kimberly Mowry, Brown University. Dr. Laura Gillespie,
also of the Terry Fox labs, is a session chair. Three Memorial
graduate students, Blue Lake, Rebecca Ford and Artee Luchman,
will be giving presentations at the meeting, being held at the
Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. This is the first
time a Canadian university has been involved in organizing the
conference. For further information go to www.brown.edu/Departments/Molecular_Biology/NEDB/nedb.html