For the first time in program history, Lancer football saw three players selected in the Canadian Football League entry draft. Tuesday, teams drafted offensive lineman Randy Beardy, fullback Nate O’Halloran and linebacker Frank Renaud.
The Ottawa Redblacks took Beardy 43rd overall; the BC Lions selected O’Halloran 57th and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers chose Renaud with the 63rd pick of the night. Read more at goLancers.ca.
Windsor football well-represented in CIS prospects game
A trio of Lancer football players will take to the field at McGill University on Saturday for the 14th annual East-West Bowl. The prospects game showcases Canadian Interuniversity Sport athletes heading into eligibility for the CFL draft.
The Lancer contingent features all-star defensive back Matt Gayer, linebacker Marcel Ugoh and offensive lineman Brett Boersma. The three will play on the West team led by Blake Nill, head coach of the reigning Vanier Cup champion UBC Thunderbirds.
First-time all-star to suit up for women’s basketball showcase
Lancer centre Emily Prevost will represent Windsor in the ninth annual Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball all-star game, Saturday at Queen’s University in Kingston.
A third-year kinesiology student, Prevost received her first provincial all-star berth this past season after averaging 14.3 points and 9.1 rebounds in 20 games.
Lancer baseball sweeps to division II World Series
The Windsor Lancers swept a three-game qualifier last weekend to earn a berth in the National Club Baseball Association Division II World Series, May 20 to 24 in Pittsburg, Kansas.
In the District 5 regional, the Lancers defeated the University of Minnesota 11-1, followed that with a 6-0 shutout of the University of Illinois, and in the championship game, topped Illinois 2-1 in extra innings. Read a full recap at goLancers.ca.
The Windsor club team is ranked fourth entering the eight-team championship tournament and will meet the University of Maryland in the opening contest.