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Mitch Dender

Lancers stage rousing kick-off to football season

The Lancer football team thrilled more than 4,000 fans Monday at University Stadium with a convincing 63-18 win over the Ottawa Gee Gees to open the 2012 season.

Among the highlights on offense, quarterback Austin Kennedy notched 482 passing yards on 31 completions, including six touchdowns—tying the team record. Receiver Jordan Brescacin pulled down three touchdowns and totalled 214 yards.

Read the full story, “Lancers stampede over Gee Gees 63-18 in season opener,” at goLancers.ca.

Lancers win football season opener, 38-5 over Toronto

Lancer Shea Pierre ran back the opening kickoff 104 yards for a touchdown and set the tone for a 38-5 Windsor rout of the Toronto Varsity Blues in football action Monday at the south campus stadium.

Interim head coach Joe D'Amore shared quarterbacking duties between Sam Malian and Austin Kennedy. Malian completed 12 of 19 passes for 107 yards while Kennedy passed for 31 yards on five completions of nine attempts and ran for a touchdown.