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Media Release: Mohawk College Welcomes Ontario Women's Basketball Championship to Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON – Mohawk College will welcome the top eight women’s basketball teams from across Ontario this week to the 2014 belairdirect Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Women’s Basketball Championship, sponsored by Budd’s BMW of Hamilton.

The three day tournament begins Thursday, Feb. 27 and runs through to Saturday, March 1 at Mohawk’s new David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre. This is the first major sporting event to be held at the new centre. Mohawk is also hosting the Canadian Colleges Athletics Association national men’s basketball championship in 2015 with Budd’s BMW returning as the event sponsor.

The women teams will be arriving in Hamilton starting Wednesday. Each team will have chance for a practice prior to the tournament start on Thursday. The Mountaineers women will play their first match of the tournament against Durham on Thursday at 6 p.m.

The gold medal game takes place on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. at the David Braley Athetic and Recreation Centre. For the full tournament schedule visit http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/athletics/ocaawbballchampionship.html.

You can follow the tournament results live by visiting the 2014 belairdirect OCAA Women’s Basketball Championship website at:http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/athletics/ocaawbballchampionship/game-schedule-results.html.

Games will also be live-streamed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtqZzytlVK2ggjIFfX4JTqA

2014 belairdirect OCAA Women’s Basketball Championship schedule

Day 1- February 27, 2014

Game 1: St Lawrence Kingston vs St. Clair 1:00 pm
Game 2: Fanshawe vs Algonquin 3:00 pm
Game 3: Mohawk vs Durham 6:00 pm
Game 4: Sheridan vs Humber 8:00 pm

Day 2 –February 28, 2014

Game 5: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 1 p.m.
Game 6: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 3 p.m.
Game 7: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 6 p.m.
Game 8: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 8p.m.

Day 3 –March 1, 2014

Game 9: Loser Game 7 vs. Winner Game 6, 9 a.m.
Game 10: Loser Game 8 vs. Winner Game 5, 11 a.m.
Bronze: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10, 5 p.m.
Gold: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 7 p.m.


Mohawk College:

Al Craig, Athletics

Jay Robb, Mohawk College, Director of Communications
905-575-1212, ext 3965