Panthers at Home, November 2–4

Women’s and men’s basketball home openers vs MUN; men’s hockey hosts U de M
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Thursday, November 1, 2018
UPEI Women's Basketball plays its home opener Saturday against MUN

UPEI Men’s and Women’s Basketball kicks off the 2018–2019 season with a pair of games each against Memorial University, and UPEI Men’s Hockey looks to pick up a win at home against the Université de Moncton.

UPEI Men’s Hockey kicks off the weekend Friday at 7:00 pm at MacLauchlan Arena. Coach Forbes MacPherson said this is a big game for the Panthers.

“We have a split of home and away games this weekend, so we have to take care of our home-ice opportunities,” said MacPherson. “U de M is coming off of a huge win against UNB, so they will be confident and on a high. It will be important for us to have a great start.”

UPEI Basketball’s two-day home stand against Memorial University begins Saturday. The women’s game against MUN begins at 6:00 pm in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre.

“The team has been working hard for the past two months as a group,” said Coach Matt Gamblin. “We are excited and ready to kick off the regular season this weekend.”

The men tip off Saturday evening at 8:00 pm. Coach Darrell Glenn said he and his staff are thrilled about the young team and its potential for growth.

“Fifteen players make up our active roster and ten of those players are either in their first or second season with the Panthers,” said Glenn. “The most notable returnees are fifth-year small forward Milorad Sedlarevic and fourth-year point guard Amin Suleman. Also returning home via transfer from Cape Breton University is Jack MacAulay, who will bring some much-needed shooting from the three-point line. AUS All-Rookie team member Moshe Wadley will lead a talented group of sophomores, and Dawson College CEGEP graduates Nudy and Judy Georges will headline our talented freshmen class.”

Women’s and Men’s Basketball will get a second shot against MUN on Sunday. The women’s game begins at 1:00 pm. The men begin at 3:00 pm.

Be sure to pick up your season pass for UPEI Basketball! Your pass gives you entry to ten double headers during the regular home season for $90, or $81 for seniors. Visit gopanthersgo.ca/tickets for details, or drop by Panther Central.

As usual, all UPEI students get into home games for free! Come on our and cheer on your Panthers!

Go Panthers Go! 

Ron Annear
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