Krystin Lawrence, Natalie Barrette, Jillian RopsKrystin Lawrence, Natalie Barrette, Jillian Rops and the rest of the Lancer women’s hockey team are ready to hit the ice.

Lancer women to face off against Western in season opener Thursday

The Lancer women’s hockey team will play host to the Western Mustangs to open its season Thursday, October 13, at South Windsor Arena. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Head coach Jim Hunter has high expectations for the squad, which boasts last year’s top three scorers in Ontario University Athletics: third-year forward Krystin Lawrence and fifth-year seniors Shawna Lesperance and Erinn Noseworthy.

“With 95 per cent of our roster returning, we have a great opportunity to improve on our finish from last year,” says Hunter.

Season tickets are still available for purchase online at or at the gate, which opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. The game will be webcast live on

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