Badger Pride roars on Red Day

Red Day at Brock turned out to be quite the celebration around campus, and for three of the Badgers Varsity Sports teams.Students, staff and faculty displayed what Badger Pride is truly all about packing the Bob Davis Gymnasium and leading the Badgers to victory in both women’s and men’s basketball action, and cheering on the Brock men’s hockey team to victory at the Seymour-Hannah Centre. Brock women used an incredible fourth quarter comeback to beat the Guelph Gryphons in overtime.The Badgers trailed by 15 points with 7:33 left in regulation only to tie the game at 72, before prevailing 78-75 in OT.Meantime, the Brock men also came up big in another must-win situation to keep its playoff hopes alive with a 62-55 victory over the Gryphons.Down the 406, the Brock men’s hockey team opened its playoffs knocking off the top-ranked Windsor Lancers 2-1.Badgers social media was abuzz after the three straight Brock victories.It’s a great day to be a badger ???????? three games and three wins #badgerpride #brocku #protecttheden— Kira Cornelissen (@kiracorn15) February 12, 2015 How many other CIS schools could fill a gym on a Wednesday night during midterm week? #ProtectTheDen #ThisIsOurHouse — Jeremy Knight (@J_Knight94) February 12, 2015“Adrian Volpe leads @BrockMensHockey to playoff win over top-ranked #Windsor #OUA #CIS Volpe is awesome!— MISE (@mise35) February 12, 2015 Kudos to Brock for bringing massive group to the game in anticipation of us showing up. Good to know the word got out quick. #GryphonCrazies — Gryphon Crazies (@GryphonCrazies) February 12, 2015“To declare Wednesday as Red Day at Brock, and just over 24 hours later to see, hear and feel what Badger Pride is all about – thank you Brock students, staff and faculty,” said Brock Vice-President of Finance and Administration Brian Hutchings. read more