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Guard Kristine Lalonde of the Lancer women’s basketball team.Guard Kristine Lalonde of the Lancer women’s basketball team, a business major. Photo by Edwin Tam.

Getting to know Kristine Lalonde

This March, the University of Windsor is hosting the 2014 CIS Women’s Basketball Championships from March 14 to 16 at the St. Denis Centre. Over the course of the next two weeks, the Windsor Lancers will offer a sneak peak at members of the three-time defending champions and give you an inside look at these student-athletes.

Name: Kristine Lalonde

Jersey: #5

Position: Guard

Height: 5’10

Year: 4

Hometown: Sudbury, ON

Major: Business

Who or what is your favourite?

Athlete: Stephen Curry

Basketball team: Indiana Pacers

Television show: I could watch any show on the food network

Song: Short Change Hero by The Heavy

Disney movie: Aladdin

Food: Home cooked meals by my dad and bread

Candy: Sour candies and any kind of chocolate

Author: Stephen King

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a singer.

What was the last book you read?

“The Drawing of the Three” by Stephen King

What is your favourite Lancer moment?

Joining the Lancer family and getting to know an amazing group of girls.

What is your greatest accomplishment?

When my team at the University of Vermont made it to NCAA March Madness and won our first round game against Wisconsin and winning four national championships with Team Ontario.

Who is your hero and why?

My mom is one of my heroes. She has overcome so much and has a great outlook on life.

What does being a Lancer mean to you?

Being a Lancer means being a part of a family. I am proud to be able to represent the University and the community.

To purchase tickets to the 2014 CIS Women’s Basketball Championships, please visit the Windsor Lancers website at www.goLancers.ca.

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