UMass alumna Tamara Tatham (2003-07) and the Canadian Women's Basketball National Team defeated France, 55-40 during the placement rounds of the FIBA World Championship on Saturday. The victory propels Canada into the 5th-6th place game against China on Sunday, Oct. 5.
Former UMass women's basketball standout Tamara Tatham (2003-07) had four points, three rebounds, an assist and one steal for the Canadian National Team, but the squad fell to No. 2 internationally-ranked Australia, 63-52 in the FIBA World Championship quarterfinals on Friday.
With the loss, Team Canada moves to the consolation round but is guaranteed to finish eighth or better after the squad entered competition ranked No. 9 in the world. Read more below:
UMass field hockey hosts its first Atlantic 10 opponent of the season when Lock Haven comes through Amherst for a Friday afternoon contest that starts at 4 p.m. Game information is provided below for MinuteFans.
|University of Massachusetts Field Hockey Game Notes|
|Game 11||Massachusetts (3-7, 1-1) vs. Lock Haven (7-3, 2-0)|
|Date | Time||Friday, Oct. 3 | 4:00 p.m.|
|Location||Garber Field; Amherst, Mass.|
|Series History||UMass leads, 5-0. Last meeting: Massachusetts 4, Lock Haven 2; Nov. 1, 2013|
|Watch Live||Atlantic 10 Digital Network|
|Team Information||Massachusetts | Lock Haven|
|@UMassFH | @UMassAthletics|
|UMass Field Hockey|
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