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Running back Jacob Savoni evades a tacklerRunning back Jacob Savoni notched 179 yards and three touchdowns to lead Lancer football to a 34-17 victory over the York Lions, Sunday at Alumni Field.

Lancers run over York to open 2019 football campaign

Running back Jacob Savoni notched 179 yards and three touchdowns to lead Lancer football to a 34-17 victory over the York Lions in the season opener for both teams Sunday, Aug. 25, at Alumni Field.

Savoni was part of a balanced Windsor attack that gained 199 yards on the ground and 192 in the air in the debut of head coach Jean-Paul Circelli’s offensive scheme. Kick returner Carson Ouellette contributed 204 yards on special teams, including a 96-yard runback of a punt.

Read the full game summary at goLancers.ca.

The Lancers will next play the Varsity Blues in Toronto, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. The game will be webcast live by OUA.tv. The squad will return home to host the Waterloo Warriors on Saturday, Sept. 7.