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Shannon Dean

Krystin Lawrence and Natalie BarretteLancers Krystin Lawrence and Natalie Barrette are all-star women’s hockey players.

Ontario University Athletics taps Lancer as women’s hockey player of the year

Third-year forward Krystin Lawrence of the Lancer women’s hockey team is Ontario University Athletics player of the year in her sport.

Following a season that saw her lead the league in scoring with 23 goals and 32 points, Lawrence also received a nod as a first-team all-star. She was named to the second-team a year ago and a member of the all-rookie team in 2015.

Lancers announce nominees for major varsity awards

The athletics department has released the list of nominees for major awards to be conferred Wednesday, April 6, at the annual Lancer Evening of Excellence banquet.

Up for the Banner Shield as female athlete of the year are basketball’s Cheyanne Roger, volleyball’s Lauren Stirling, and Stefanie Smith of the cross country and track teams.

Cross country and track athlete Corey Bellemore, basketball senior Alex Campbell and Matt Gayer of Lancer football are nominated for the Olympic Shield as male athlete of the year.

Lancer volleyballer receives provincial honour

Ontario University Athletics has named UWindsor student-athlete Shannon Dean to its women’s volleyball all-rookie team. In her first season with the Lancers, Dean finished second on the team in scoring and accumulated 149 kills, 167 digs, and 180 points.

Head coach Lucas Hodgson said he looks forward to seeing Dean develop as a player.

“Shannon had a great year for us and showed she is going to be a force as she grows in the OUA,” he said.

Read the full story at goLancers.ca.