By Daniel Ialeggio
Kareem Griffin, head coach of Seneca Sting Women’s Basketball team will not be returning next season. According to Colin March, head coordinator of the Women’s team, the Sting have decided to go in a different direction. Griffin’s record with Seneca was 4-12.
Despite finishing in second last place, the Sting ended their season on a high. The Sting dominated the Georgian Grizzlies winning 60-32. And beating the Centennial Colts in a nail bitter, 54-50 in the Sting’s final game. The Sting struggled to find momentum during the season, going on a eight game losing streak.
March spoke with Seneca Media and said “It’s a lot easier to go into the off season on a two game winning streak. You’re going in on a high, everybody’s happy you won a couple games. So I think that is big time for us.”
A similar problem that the Seneca Men’s team had was a small roster. The Women’s team had 9 players, which can be costly in the long 40 minute games. March is hoping have at least a 12-14 player roster for the new season. Although the Sting were in a playoff position, March was pleased with how the team stuck together even through a tough season.
Tiffany McNeil played a huge role for the Sting averaging 14.2 points per game. She could possibly be returning for next season.
Seneca is hoping to attract some new coaching candidates in the up-and-coming weeks. They want to be competing for the OCAA.