Austin Kennedy in profileThe OUA named Lancer QB Austin Kennedy its football player of the week on offense.

Lancer women’s basketball opens national rankings at no. 1

The reigning national champion Lancer women’s basketball team tops the first Canadian Interuniversity Sport rankings of the 2014-15 season. The Windsor women, winners of the last four Bronze Baby trophies, open at no. 1 for the third straight year and for the fourth time in five campaigns.

The Lancer men are ranked fifth heading into league play.

Windsor’s men’s cross country team jumped a couple of spots after a silver medal finish at last week’s provincial title meet and will head into the national championship meet ranked second in the country.

And the men’s hockey team also rose in the CIS rankings—to fourth from seventh—after a 7-0 start to the season.

Read the full story, “Four Lancer teams in CIS Top Ten.”

Windsor QB wins provincial recognition

Ontario University Athletics has named Austin Kennedy, quarterback for the Lancer football team, its offensive player of the week in the sport.

The fifth-year pivot threw for 293 yards and three touchdowns in Windsor’s October 25 game against Western, giving him 79 career touchdown passes and tying the OUA career touchdown passing record.