SAIT women win bronze medal at ACAC basketball championships

The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships were held at SAIT this past weekend. SAIT took the bronze medal after defeating the Lakeland College Rustlers by a score of 53-47.

The following gallery is a collection of images taken throughout the tournament, and were shot by photojournalism students Kayli McClelland, Aron Diaz, Chelsea Kemp, Madison Casavant, Daylin Holmen, and Brenna Varga.

Coach’s Strategy: Ranbir Parmar, head coach of the SAIT Trojans women’s basketball team, gives a pep talk in the last quarter of their matchup with the NAIT Ooks during the ACAC Women’s Basketball Championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks by a score of 68-65 . (Photo by Brenna Varga/The Press)
Loose Ball: SAIT Trojans women’s basketball player Hope Lewis, right, reaches for the basketball as a NAIT Ooks player looks on during the ACAC Women’s Basketball Championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks by a score of 68-65 . (Photo by Brenna Varga/The Press)
Beyond Reach: SAIT Trojans women’s basketball player Martina Allen, right, jumps for the ball while NAIT Ooks player Katie Waring tries to steal it during the ACAC Women’s Basketball Championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans narrowly beat the Ooks by a score of 68-65. (Photo by Brenna Varga/The Press)
Floor Battle: SAIT Trojans post Melanie Thera, bottom, fights for the ball with a NAIT Ooks player at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans won 68-65. (Photo by Daylin Holmen/The Press)
Out of Reach: SAIT Trojans guard Martina Allen, right, attempts to retrieve the ball against a NAIT Ooks player at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans won 68-65. (Photo by Daylin Holmen/The Press)
Celebration: SAIT Trojans teammates Alicia Tan, left, and Macyn Morningbull share a celebratory hug after their win against the visiting NAIT Ooks at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans won 68-65. (Photo by Daylin Holmen/The Press)
Trojans Triumph: SAIT Trojans fan Gloria Joquin celebrates SAIT’s win against the visiting NAIT Ooks at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans won 68-65. (Photo by Daylin Holmen/The Press)
Number One Fan: Liam Brady, 7, middle, and Jake Malmsey, right, laugh as the Trojan’s mascot Troy dances for the crowd (not pictured) during a game between the SAIT Trojans and the NAIT Ooks at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks 68 to 65. (Photo by Madison Casavant/The Press)
Encouragement: NAIT Ooks women’s basketball player Rachel Pearce cheers on her teammates during their matchup with the SAIT Trojans at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks 68 to 65. (Photo by Madison Casavant/The Press)
Clear Lane: SAIT Trojan’s women’s basketball player Melissa Woolley blows by a NAIT Ooks player during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks 68 to 65. (Photo by Madison Casavant/The Press)
Bench Boss: NAIT Ooks women’s basketball head coach Todd Warnick shows his frustration on the sidelines during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks 68 to 65. (Photo by Madison Casavant/The Press)
Foot Race: SAIT Trojan’s guard Alexa Tan drives to the basket during a matchup against the NAIT Ooks at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks 68 to 65. (Photo by Madison Casavant/The Press)
Big Cheers: SAIT Trojans fan Lori Ann Woolley cheers as the Trojans women’s basketball team scores another basket at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks 68 to 65. (Photo by Madison Casavant/The Press)
Sideline Party: SAIT Trojans women’s basketball players cheer for their team as they play the NAIT Ooks during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. SAIT won the game 68 to 65. (Photo by Chelsea Kemp/The Press)
Intense: SAIT Trojans women’s basketball player Melissa Woolley races for the net as they play the NAIT Ooks during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. SAIT won the game 68 to 65. (Photo by Chelsea Kemp/The Press)
Sideline Celebration: The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team cheer on their team as they play the Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder at the SAIT Gym during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Rattlers won the game 63 to 57. (Photo by Chelsea Kemp/The Press)
Hittin’ the Floor: Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball player Courtney Henry, left, scrambles for the loose ball with Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder player Morgan Dool during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Rattlers won the game 63 to 57. (Photo by Chelsea Kemp/The Press)
Tough Collision: SAIT Trojans guard/forward Hope Lewis, left, gets hit in the eye after a colliding with NAIT Ooks guard Allie Hunder during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans won the game by a score of 68-65. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Fighting for Possession: SAIT Trojans guard Hannah Helton, left, and NAIT Ooks guard Sydney Hurlburt fight for control of the ball during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans won the game by a score of 68-65. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Over the Top: SAIT Trojans guard Alicia Tan, left, passes over top of NAIT Ooks guards Leah Vandenboogaard, middle, and Sydney Hurlburt during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championship at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks by a score of 68-65. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Fans Cheer: SAIT Trojans fans celebrate after the Trojans win their matchup against the NAIT Ooks during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championship at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Ooks by a score of 68-65. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Victory in Sight: Medicine Hat College Rattlers players Abby Larochelle, left, and Courtney Henry bangs the floor in celebration after their team scored a basket against the Concordia Thunder during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Rattlers defeated the Thunder by a score of 63-57. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Driving to the Basket: Concordia Thunder Shyanne Walton, left, tries to get past Lethbridge Rattlers Courtney Henry during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Rattlers defeated the Thunder by a score of 63-57. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Sideline Encouragement: Concordia Thunder guard Mataya Baldwin yells words of encouragement to her team during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball championships at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Rattlers defeated the Concordia Thunder by a score of 63-57. (Photo by Aron Diaz/The Press)
Team Celebration: The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team celebrate their win and congratulate their player of the game, Sheridan Popenia after defeating the SAIT Trojans in an Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) semi-final match at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
Double Teamed: SAIT Trojans guard Alexa Tan, left, blocks a shot from Medicine Hat College Rattlers forward Katelyn Rozdeba during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) semi-final match at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers defeated the Trojans by a score of  50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
Super Fans: Medicine Hat College Rattlers fans celebrate their team’s win against the SAIT Trojans during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball semi-final match at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
Coaches’ Confidence: Medicine Hat College Rattlers head coach Clayton Nielsen encourages his team during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball semi-final match against the SAIT Trojans at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
Airborn: Medicine Hat College Rattlers guard Courtney Henry, left, evades SAIT Trojans guard Melissa Woolley during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) semi-final match at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
Ouch: SAIT Trojans guard Alexa Tan, left, hits the floor with Medicine Hat College Rattlers forward Kristen Skjonsby during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) semi-final match at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
Team Celebration: Medicine Hat College Rattlers Kennedy Werre, left, and Rachel Sherven share a hug to celebrate their win against the SAIT Trojans during the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s basketball semi-final match at the SAIT gym in Calgary on Friday, March 2, 2018. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 50-42. (Photo by Kayli McClelland/The Press)
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