Brebeuf grad stars for Falcons


Tanisha Bromfield (4) was Fanshawe Falcons player of the game. (Photo: Adrien Veczan)

TORONTO – Tanisha Bromfield of Hamilton was Fanshawe’s player of the game in Saturday’s Ontario Colleges Athletic Association bronze medal game in the women’s basketball finals.

Bromfield, a forward and graduate of St. Jean de Brebeuf, had nine points and five rebounds, as her Falcons lost a 50-45 overtime contest to the George Brown Huskies in the bronze medal game.

The gold medal game was won by Algonquin Thunder in the longest game of the OCAA season. The Thunder defeated divisional rival Seneca 62-57 in double overtime on Saturday to claim their second straight OCAA title.

Third-year forward Trish Grey (Ottawa) scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds as she was named Algonquin’s player of the game. Teammate and OCAA player of the year Sandre Bascoe (Ottawa) was named tournament most valuable player.

Second-year forward Chanel Grellmore (Scarborough) was named player of the game for Seneca, collecting 16 rebounds while adding six points.

Seneca’s silver finish makes it seven consecutive medals in OCAA women’s basketball.

Algonquin and Seneca both go on to represent OCAA at the CCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship, taking place in Lethbridge, Alta. from March 15-17. Seneca earns an invite as a wild card entry.

Along with Grey, Samantha Evans (Scarborough, Ont.) and Tara Minicuci (Richmond Hill, Ont.) of Seneca, Aria Charles (Toronto) of George Brown and Natasha Amo (Toronto) of Fanshawe were named tournament all-stars.