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Lancer football suffers first loss of season

The Lancer football team was handed its first loss of the year Saturday on Alumni Field, as the McMaster Marauders eked out a narrow 21-19 decision.

The result leaves Windsor in a four-way tie for second place in Ontario University Athletics with McMaster, Ottawa and Toronto. Lancer quarterback Austin Kennedy threw 25 passes for 335 yards and three touchdowns, two to receiver Jordan Brescacin, who finished with eight catches for 111 yards.

Read the full game story, “Lancers fall 21-19 in heartbreaker to McMaster at Alumni Field” on goLancers.ca.

Saturday, the team will travel to Waterloo to take on the Warriors.

Rookies were the big story of the weekend for Lancer men’s soccer, which earned four points with a 1-1 tie against the Western Mustangs in London on Friday and a 2-0 victory over the UOIT Ridgebacks Saturday in Oshawa. First-year forward Michael Pio scored singles in each of those games; rookie Paul Frenken added a goal on Saturday, when rookie goaltender Dejo Olagbegi notched the shutout. Read “Lancer soccer extends unbeaten streak to four” on goLancers.ca. Next up, the team will host the Guelph Gryphons on Saturday and the York Lions on Sunday. Both games start at 3:15 p.m. on Alumni Field.

The women’s soccer team shut out the Western Mustangs 3-0 in London on Sunday. It was third shutout this season for keeper Rebecca Singer. Tiffany Phillips, with two, and Candace Garrod accounted for Windsor’s goals. Read “Women's soccer shuts out Mustangs” on goLancers.ca. The squad returns home next weekend to face Guelph on Saturday and York on Sunday; both games start at 1 p.m.

The men’s hockey team blanked the Laurier Golden Hawks 6-0 Saturday in exhibition play at Tecumseh Arena; no further details were available at publication time.