EDMONTON, Alta. – At times in what was a feisty affair, NAIT was able to hold off a late charge from the Augustana Vikings to come away with a victory on Friday night at home.
Holding a six-point lead after halftime and stretching it to eleven after three, the Vikings came within two with one-minute left to give a scare to the Ooks and its fans.
Led by Sean-Michael Clancey and his 35 points, the Ooks improved to 6-1 at home this season and stretched their win streak to three games.
The two teams are now tied in the standings for points, and the season series is now 2-1 for the NAIT Ooks.
Players of the Game
NAIT Ooks – Markus Taylor-Knighten
Augustana Vikings – Austin Brulotte
The Big Picture
NAIT Ooks – 9-6 - Second in the ACAC north division
Augustana Vikings - 9-4 - Third in the ACAC north division
The teams rematch tomorrow, January 18, 2020 at Augustana Gym