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Lancer men’s team finishes second at national track meet

Matt Walters earned a gold medal in the 1500m and silver in the 3000m runs to lead the Lancer men to a silver-medal team finish at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport track and field championship tournament in Edmonton on the weekend.

Windsor led the point total through the first two days of competition before the Ontario champion Guelph Gryphons pulled ahead to win the team banner. Windsor’s women finished fifth overall, ending their four-year reign as national champions.

Besides Walters’ individual medals, Lancer top-three performances included:

Downtown community welcomes UWindsor campus plans

Downtown residents and merchants were excited by what they saw of the University’s plans during an open house Thursday at the Windsor Armouries.

“I think the value of my house is going to shoot up,” said Jon Liedtke, whose home on Victoria Avenue is within walking distance of the three buildings slated for the downtown campus. He was one of dozens of community members who turned out to view renderings, speak with University officials, and grill architects on the details.