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Gaels battle back for OT win in men's hockey

A quick roundup of Queen’s Gaels athletes and teams in action over the weekend:

MEN’S HOCKEY

The Queen's Gaels (9-4-3) earned a come-from-behind 3-2 overtime victory on Saturday night over the Ottawa Gee-Gees (8-4-3) at the Memorial Centre.

After Slater Doggett tied the game for Queen's in the third period, Darcy Greenaway ended the game with a beautiful individual effort with less than two minutes remaining in the extra frame.
 
Kevin Bailie had a solid game in net with 30 saves. Alex Row also scored for the Gaels in the second period, the first goals of his U Sports career.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

The Queen's Gaels (7-3) travelled to Guelph to take on the Gryphons (2-8) on Friday night coming away with an 88-86 victory at the Gryphons Athletics Centre on a buzzer-beating shot from Jaz Bains.

The Gaels had big outings from Tanner Graham, who had a double-double with 25 points and 17 rebounds while picking up three blocks, while Mike Shoveller added 23 points of his own while hauling in 12 rebounds. Bains finished with 12 points.

Guelph held the lead for most of the game but the Gaels kept hanging around, and Bains scored the final two baskets in the closing seconds to give Queen’s the win.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

The Queen's Gaels (9-1) topped the host the Guelph Gryphons (5-5) on Friday night coming away with a 74-56 victory.

Abby Dixon led the way for the Tricolour posting 16 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals while Andrea Priamo had five points, 10 rebounds a steal and a block in her hometown.

After an even start the Gaels shooters came alive in the second frame going on a 14-3 run to take control. The Gaels closed out the quarter with a 60-36 lead.