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Windsor defensive back Dan Stirling upends Carleton running back Nathan Carter in play during the Labour Day Classic, Monday on Alumni Field.Windsor defensive back Dan Stirling upends Carleton running back Nathan Carter in play during the Labour Day Classic, Monday on Alumni Field.

Lancer home openers entertain fans of football and soccer

The weekend’s crop of home openers produced mixed results for UWindsor varsity teams, with a loss for football, a win for men’s soccer, and ties for women’s soccer.

In its first game at home of the 2018 season, Lancer football fell to the Carleton Ravens, 38-20, Monday.

Windsor quarterback Sam Girard completed touchdown passes to Tristan Carter and Kaeden Walls in the losing cause. Read a full game recap at goLancers.ca.

The team’s next action will come against the York Lions in Toronto on Friday, September 7. Game time is 6 p.m. and OUA.tv will stream a live webcast.


Fans demonstrate varying levels of enthusiasm in cheering on Lancer football in its home opener, Monday on Alumni Field.

Marcus Kentner
Lancer running back Marcus Kentner evades a tackler for a gain against the Ravens.

Soccer goes undefeated in weekend contests

The Lancer men’s soccer team came away with a win and a tie over the weekend, defeating Brock 3-0 Friday on goals by Jamar Redhead, Stefan Milidrag, and Celso Carapau; goaltender Greg Chac secured the shutout. Milidrag scored Windsor’s lone goal in a 1-1 tie with McMaster on Saturday.

The women’s soccer team earned their first two points of the young season, tying Brock 1-1 Friday on a goal by Jade Samping, and McMaster 2-2 Saturday behind goals by Lea Pentney and Kaylea Cunliffe.

Both will head back on the road, travelling to Sault Ste. Marie for a pair of doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9, against the Algoma Thunderbirds. The women will play at 1 p.m. and the men at 3 p.m. both days.