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Lancers take lead in divisional series

The Lancer men’s hockey team has taken a 1-0 lead in its best-of-three series for the Ontario University Athletics west division championship, after winning the opener 7-1 over the Lakehead Thunderwolves, Thursday at South Windsor Arena.

Scoring for Windsor were Spencer Pommells with two goals, Richard Cameron, Saverio Posa, Derek Lanoue, Ryan Crevatin and Matt Beaudoin. Lakehead spoiled Parker Van Buskirk's shutout bid with a goal at 16:37 of the third period; the Lancer netminder finished with 30 saves.

The series now moves to Thunder Bay for game two on Saturday and game three, if necessary, on Sunday. Read more at goLancers.ca.

OUA recognizes three Lancer players as stars

Goaltender Parker Van Buskirk was named a second team all-star, and Mac McDonnell and Julian Luciani were named to the all-rookie team as the league announced award winners in men’s hockey Wednesday.

Van Buskirk, a criminology major, posted a goals-against average of 2.66 and a save percentage of .920. McDonnell, a forward, notched 21 points in 27 games to finish the season fourth in team scoring; Luciani finished second among Windsor defenders with four goals and eight assists.

Read the full story, “Three Lancers named OUA hockey all-stars.”