Nov 16, 2014
The Langara Falcons earned their first wins of the season this past weekend. On Friday night they faced the Kwantlen Eagles for the first time and got off to a fast start, going ahead 19-8 at the end of the first quarter. The Eagles fought back in the 2nd, and the teams traded baskets in the 3rd ending up tied 42-42 going into the 4th. In the 4th the Falcons were able to go on two runs and finished with the win 68-49. High scorers for the Falcons were Emily Rowlandson and Miranda Cuthbert both with 16 points. On Saturday the Falcons hosted the CBC Bearcats, both teams tried to push the pace and it created some sloppy play from both sides. The Falcons hung on down the stretch to take a 72-68 win. Cuthbertson was the high scorer on the night with 23 points to go along with 6 steals and 5 rebounds. Courtney Nicholls picked up a double double with 12 rebounds and 14 points. The Falcons will now go on the road to face Capilano University on Friday Nov 21 at 6:00pm, and to Quest University on Saturday Nov 22 at 6:00pm.
Oct 28, 2014
The Langara Falcons will have a new look this season. With only 4 returning players from last season's squad the Falcons are a young group. Miranda Cutherbertson in her 3rd year will be expected to provide a scoring punch, and Emily Rowlandson aims to have a big presence on the glass. The Falcons have added an athletic group of rookies, with Carly Sangha, Jasmine Manhas, and Courtney Nicholls looking to make an immediate impact. The challenge will be for the team to improve upon their 7th place finish from a season ago. The Falcons' first game will be on Friday October 31st against Douglas College, tip off at 6:00pm.