OTTAWA - Defensive Player of the Year Khaléann Caron-Goudreau scored 17 points and added 19 rebounds as the Laval Rouge et Or topped the Alberta Pandas 59-52 in their women’s quarterfinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships on Thursday at the Arena at TD Place.
Carrie-Ann Auger added 10 points, five rebounds and four assists for defending silver medalist Laval, while Sydney Fedick had nine points and eight rebounds off the bench in a losing cause for Alberta.
Laval shot 29.7 per cent from the field and 33.3 per cent from three, compared to Alberta’s 29.4 per cent shooting and 46.2 per cent from beyond the arc.
With the win, Laval advances to play the winner of Carleton and Saskatchewan on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT in the women’s championship semifinal, while Alberta takes on the loser of Carleton and Saskatchewan in the women’s consolation semifinal on Friday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT.
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Laval: Khaleann Caron-Goudreau
Alberta: Sydney Fedick