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Carleton Ravens beat Saskatchewan Huskies to win national women’s basketball title

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WATCH ABOVE: The Saskatchewan Huskies fell short of winning their second national women's basketball championship in three years but are proud of their effort. Ryan Flaherty reports – Mar 13, 2018

The Carleton Ravens won the U Sports women’s basketball final with a 69-48 win over the Saskatchewan Huskies on Sunday.

Catherine Traer led the Ravens in the win with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Elizabeth Leblanc added another 12 points and nine rebounds for Carleton.

READ MORE: Saskatchewan Huskies advance to final with 74-71 win over Regina Cougars

Summer Masikewich led the Huskies, recording 19 points and 12 rebounds. Kylan Shand added another nine points, while Libby Epoch recorded eight points and eight rebounds.

The national championship game was held at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport on the University of Regina campus.

WATCH: The Saskatchewan Huskies fell short of winning their second national women’s basketball championship in three years but are proud of their effort. 

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Saskatchewan Huskies women’s basketball team proud of silver medal at nationals – Mar 13, 2018

The Huskies punched their ticket to the final by beating the Regina Cougars 74-71 on Saturday.

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Ottawa’s Ravens beat the McGill Martlets 46-44 on Saturday to also advance to the final.

Saskatchewan won their only national championship during the 2015-16 season.

This is Carleton’s first-ever national championship.

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The Regina Cougars won bronze with a 66-63 win over the McGill Martlets on Sunday afternoon.

-With files from Thomas Piller

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