Lancer football helmetLancer football players Daniel Metcalfe, Drew Desjarlais, and Cole Verlinde won recognition from Ontario University Athletics.

Lancer footballers named to provincial all-star team

Ontario University Athletics honoured three Lancer football players last week — naming linebacker Daniel Metcalfe and offensive lineman Drew Desjarlais second-team all-stars, and defensive back Cole Verlinde to its all-rookie team.

Metcalfe’s 60 tackles led his team and ranked him third-province-wide. Head coach Joe D’Amore said “it’s great” to see him getting the recognition he deserves.

“He has been a top players in this league for the last few years and coaches are starting to see how talented he is,” said D’Amore. “I expect him to be an all-Canadian by the time his career is done.”

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