Lancer teams sweep to victory on weekend

Lancer varsity teams racked up victories all over the place this past weekend, none bigger than a pair of 11-1 wins by the women’s soccer team over the Algoma Thunderbirds in Sault Ste. Marie.

Second-year forward Becca Fuerth scored a hat trick in each of the contests, Saturday and Sunday. Rookie Amber Hosker also notched three goals Saturday and added another Sunday. Read “Women’s soccer dominates Thunderbirds” at

The men’s soccer team held Algoma scoreless in its two games against the Thunderbirds, for a 3-0 win Saturday and a 1-0 decision Sunday. Chris Lanni, Leaford Allen and Kyle Ruggaber scored for Windsor in the opener and Akbal Gill scored the lone goal in Sunday’s game. Goaltenders Sam Atkin and Alec Borsos each recorded a shutout. Read the full story, “Lancer men’s soccer shuts out Thunderbirds.”

The soccer squads will return to Alumni Field for matches against the Western Mustangs on Wednesday, October 1. The women play at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m.

Lancer football extended its winning streak to four games with a 35-3 victory over the York Lions, Friday in Toronto. Nate O’Halloran scored two touchdowns: one on the ground and one in the air. Evan Pszczonak led all receivers with 152 yards and a touchdown. Find a full game recap at The squad will be back in action on Saturday, October 4, hosting the Guelph Gryphons. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

The cross country teams boasted strong finishes at Saturday’s Windsor Open in Malden Park. The men placed two runners—Taylor McArthur and Dave Meloche—in the top four to place second overall. On the women’s side, a third-place showing by Stefanie Smith and sixth-place finish by Meaghan Marton paced Windsor to a third-place team result. Find complete meet results at

In pre-season action:

  • Alex Campbell’s 20 points led the men’s basketball team to a 95-74 victory over Fanshawe College at the Healthplex on St. Clair College’s Thames Campus in Chatham on Friday.
  • Both women’s and men’s volleyball recorded wins over Niagara College, Sunday in the St. Denis Centre. The women won 3-1 (25-17, 25-15, 23-25, 25-20), while the men swept to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-23) record.
  • The men’s hockey team dropped a 3-2 shootout decision to the UOIT Ridgebacks in a match-up Saturday in Oshawa.