OCAA REGULAR SEASON WRAPS UP FOR No.1 HAWKS

OCAA REGULAR SEASON WRAPS UP FOR No.1 HAWKS

WINDSOR, Ont. -- The no. 1 Humber Hawks (16-0, 1st West) will head on the road this weekend to wrap up the 2016-17 regular season.  First game of the weekend doubleheader will be against St. Clair (11-5, 4th West).

LAST TIME OUT vs ST. CLAIR

When these two teams met before the holiday break, the Hawks came away with a 91-63 win at the Humber Athletic Centre.  All-Canadian Ceejay Nofuente led the Hawks with 40 points, which at the time was a career-high. Despite the score, the Saints jumped out to an early 20-12 lead after 10 minutes of play but the Hawks were able to rally in the second quarter to take the lead for good.  Amber Bechard finished with a career-high 18 points in the win.

STREAKING

  • The Hawks have won an OCAA record 40 consecutive CCAA regular and postseason games.
  • Humber has also won 53 consecutive OCAA regular and postseason games, the second longest streak in conference history.  The Algonquin Thunder won 67 consecutive OCAA games from November 5, 2011 until January 15, 2015.

TRENDING

  • After averaging 105 points over the weekend against Cambrian, the Hawks are now 142 points away from surpassing their OCAA record of points scored in a season, a record they set last season.
  • Humber has won 23 consecutive OCAA road games – last loss was November 2014 to St. Clair College.
  • Ceejay Nofuente is currently leading the CCAA in total assists (118) and steals (96). She is also fourth in scoring average with 21.2 ppg.
  • The Hawks have won four straight against St. Clair and hold a slight 14-11 lead in the all-time regular season series.

SCOUTING ST. CLAIR

  • After beginning the winter semester with four straight wins, the Saints are now on a three-game losing streak.
  • St. Clair scores the majority of their points from the paint as they currently rank 14th in the league in three-point attempts.
  • The Saints are led by 2014-15 OCAA Basketball Player of the Year Shannon Kennedy, a fourth-year guard averaging 18.2 points-per-game.

HAWKS HISTORY WATCH 

  • Against Cambrian, Chioma Oriuwa became the first Humber women's basketball player to record 500-plus career rebounds.
  • After establishing new OCAA single game records for points (55) and three-pointers made (13) earlier this year, Ceejay Nofuente also became the program's all-time leading scorer.
  • Aleena Domingo is now 25 points away from becoming the second Humber Hawk to score 800-plus points in a career.
  • Head coach Ajay Sharma became the third women's coach to surpass 100 career wins and currently sits at 108 wins and 21 losses.

Updated scoring rankings: 

Rnk Player Years GP PTS PPG
1 Ceejay Nofuente 2013 - 55 850 15.5
2 Beth Latendresse 1999-02 41 783 19.1
3 Aleena Domingo 2012 - 67 775 11.6
4 Denice Cummings 1989-93 53 761 14.4
5 Tanya Sadler 1996-99 40 734 18.4
 
LIVE STREAM

Saturday's game will be live streamed courtesy of the St. Clair Saints department of athletics and recreation.  Tip-off is set for 4pm and the live stream can be found here.

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