Wednesday, 26 December 2007

Lakehead Adds Matthew Powell for New Year; Brock Wins

As was speculated here earlier in the year, Lakehead Thunderwolves Coach Scott Morrison has confirmed that 6'5" Matthew Powell, originally from Toronto's Henry Carr College School, will be eligible to play for the Wolves beginning with their first games back in early January at home against Waterloo. Powell, who represented the City of Toronto in the annual Toronto/Michigan All-Star game in 2005 after his final season with the Crusaders, a perennial Toronto high school powerhouse, should add another solid scorer to Lakehead's lineup which includes one of Canada's top 1-2 punches in 6'4" Kiraan Posey and 6'6" Warren Thomas. Powell was recruited to the Harmony Community School Prep team for the 2005-06 season, but was eventually placed on the Harmony high school team instead. He then attended Casper College, a Junior Colleg in Casper, Wyoming for the 2006-07 season, but returned home after the first semester. He averaged 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds per game up to that point. Powell had been taking courses toward his eligibility and was cleared to play recently. The Thunderwolves will spend the holiday break practicing in Thunder Bay and do not have any games planned until they resume their OUA West regular season with a pair of home games against the Waterloo Warriors at the Thunderdome. Official Announcement from Lakehead Sports Information

Brock recently defeated Juniata College, an NCAA Division III program from Pennsylvannia. Note that 6'2" Rohan Steen was not in the lineup for this game. Brock wins

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