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Van Laare clutch for Clan

Former New Westminster Hyack Kia Van Laare netted some crucial free throws in a SFU victory last week. - File photo contributed/SFU
Former New Westminster Hyack Kia Van Laare netted some crucial free throws in a SFU victory last week.
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New Westminster’s Kia Van Laare came off the bench to score eight points, including four off of free throws in the game’s final three minutes as the Simon Fraser University Clan defeated the No. 9 ranked Seattle Pacific Falcons 63-60 in Seattle on Saturday.

Van Laare’s two free throws gave SFU a 62-60 lead in the final minute.

With the win the Clan improves to 9-2 on the season, and 2-1 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play. They will take on Northwest Nazarene at SFU’s West Gym on Thursday, 7 p.m., and then host Central Washington on Saturday, 7 p.m.

 

 

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