The women’s basketball team was unable to pull off an upset over the Grant Macewan Griffins. The Vikings came into Friday night’s home game hoping to make up ground towards the last playoff spot. After three quarters of play, Augustana trailed by only 3 points. However, the Griffins shooters caught fire in the final frame and took the contest 74-64. Kiera Lyons had a monster game for the Vikings in the loss, scoring 21 points and 17 rebounds. Post Amy Tweedie had a double-double of her own with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
The following night was nothing like the previous contest, as Grant Macewan hammered Augustana 76-40. Amy Tweedie posted 11 points in the loss. The girls can be next seen in home action against the Concordia Thunder, Jan. 30 at 6:00 PM.