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COMING OFF WEEKEND SWEEP, SPARTANS TRAVEL TO LETHBRIDGE

COMING OFF WEEKEND SWEEP, SPARTANS TRAVEL TO LETHBRIDGE

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – The Trinity Western Spartans women's basketball team (10-6) will look to hold off the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns (9-7) from clinching a playoff berth this weekend as they travel to Lethbridge for the first time since 2016 in a pivotal Canada West matchup.

WEEKEND PREVIEW
Friday, Jan. 25 vs. Lethbridge – 5 p.m. (PT)
Saturday, Jan. 26 vs. Lethbridge – 4 p.m. (PT)

WATCH: www.CanadaWest.tv.

THE WEEKEND STORY

• Winning streaks will be on the line as TWU's women's basketball team, who has won two straight, travels to Alberta to face the University of Lethbridge, who have won four in a row.
• The Spartans are looking to build from a pair of wins last weekend (80-66 and 68-60) over Manitoba, which saw them clinch a playoff spot for the fourth straight season.
• The Pronghorns meanwhile are coming off a sweep of their own last weekend against Victoria (86-82 and 97-85).
• Both teams are separated by just a win, marking a pivotal series in the season with just four games to go.
• After a pair of 21-point games last weekend, Spartans Tessa Ratzlaff (Abbotsford, B.C.) moved into sixth in Canada West scoring (18.1 points/game).
• The forward also made history last weekend, becoming the Spartans all-time leading rebounder (634) passing Spartan alum Kayla Gordon's ('18) 632 rebounds.
• The Pronghorns are led by Kacie Bosch in scoring this season (14.3 points/game).
• The last time these two teams met was in 2016-17, when TWU won a pair of games at home, 76-64 and 70-56.
• The last time the Spartans visited Lethbridge was in 2015-16, where TWU won both games (86-63 and 78-62).

TRINITY WESTERN SPARTANS (10-6)
U SPORTS ranking: NR
Canada West Standings: T-6th
Last Weekend: @Manitoba (W 80-66) (W 68-60)
Streak: 2 Wins
Regular Season Form: L-L-L-W-W

LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS (9-7)
U SPORTS ranking: NR
Canada West Standings: T-8th
Last Weekend: vs. Victoria (W 86-82) (W 97-85)
Streak: Won 4
Regular Season Form: L-W-W-W-W

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